Indian Chicken

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1 hour 10 Servings Print RecipeEmail Recipe

Ingredients

1⁄3cupbutter
8smallchicken breasts (skinned, boned and quartered)
1cuponion (chopped)
1clovegarlic (chopped)
2teaspoonsalt
1tablespoonpowdered ginger
1⁄4teaspoonchili powder
1⁄2cupcanned tomatoes (drained)
1cupclear chicken broth (or yoghurt)
1⁄2cupcashew nuts (ground)
1⁄2cupcoconut (flaked)
2tablespooncornstarch
1cupheavy cream

Instructions

In a three-and-one-half quart Dutch oven or deep skillet melt half the butter. Brown the chicken about eight pieces at a time, adding the remaining butter as necessary. Remove the chicken.

To the pan add the onion and garlic and cook five minutes. Return the chicken to the pan.

Add the salt, ginger, chili, tomatoes and broth. Mix lightly, cover and cook fifteen minutes.

Add the nuts and coconut, cover and cook over low heat until the chicken is tender, about ten minutes longer.

To the cornstarch slowly add the cream, then stir into the cooking liquid. Stir constantly until the sauce returns to a boil. Simmer over low heat another five minutes. If desired, cool and refrigerate. Near serving time, bring up to room temperature. Reheat over very low heat. Serve with noodles.

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