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Green Garlic Chicken

Your probably more familar with ‘Thai Green Curry‘ but try this recipe & you’ll agree that this too is just as Fantastic.
  • 100g Fresh Coriander with Stalks
  • ½ Medium Onion
  • 2 Green finger Chillies, seeds removed
  • 10 Garlic Cloves
  • 20g fresh Ginger
  • 1 large Tomato, skinned & de-seeded
  • 8 black Peppercorns
  • 1tsp Coriander seed
  • 1tsp Cumin seed
  • 2 whole Cloves
  • ½tsp ground Cinnamon
  • 4 Cardamom pods
In a blender, whizz the above ingredients to make a thick green paste & set aside. reserving 10g coriander leaves.

  • 1tbsp Oil
  • ½ Medium Onion
  • 400g Chicken Breast, cubed
  • 4tbsp Natural Yoghurt
  • ½tsp Garam Masala
  • 2tsp Lemon juice
  • 40g Butter
  • 200ml Water
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1tbsp Lime juice

Method:

  • Mix 2 tbsp of yoghurt with the Garam masala, small pinch of salt, lemon juice & the cubed Chicken breast. Place in the fridge & allow to marinate for at least 2 hours.
  • Heat the oil in a pan or wok & fry the sliced onion until soft. Add your green paste from your blender & cook for about 10 minutes, stirring often, add a splash of water if necessary.
  • Now add the butter, when melted stir in your marinated chicken along with the yoghurt mixture, stir & cook for about 5 mins or until the chicken has colour. Now add the water & a pinch of salt, bring to the boil, cover and simmer on a low heat for 20 minutes.
  • Stir in the other 2tbps of yoghurt & 2 mins before serving, add the lime juice & serve with Basmati, Lemon rice or Paratha or Naan. Enjoy!

Serves 4

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