Macanese (Portuguese) Chicken Curry

Macanese (Portuguese) Chicken Curry

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Andy W

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"Asian family childhood staple dish!"

Difficulty

Medium 👍

Preparation

75 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
3⅓
chicken thighs (boneless)
2⅔
chicken drumsticks
tbsp
olive oil
carrots
onion
83⅓ g
jarred pitted black olives
tbsp
curry powder
1 tbsp
ground turmeric
166⅔ ml
coconut milk
166⅔ ml
chicken stock
sprigs
coriander (parsley)
tbsp
Shaoxing wine (for marinating)
tbsp
sugar (for marinating)
1 tbsp
soy sauce (for marinating)
166⅔ ml
evaporated milk

Utensils

bowl, spatula, wok

  • Step 1/5

    • 3⅓ chicken thighs (boneless)
    • 2⅔ chicken drumsticks
    • tbsp Shaoxing wine (for marinating)
    • tbsp sugar (for marinating)
    • 1 tbsp soy sauce (for marinating)
    • bowl
    • spatula

    Mix the chicken pieces with the marinade and let sit for 15 minutes.

  • Step 2/5

    • tbsp olive oil
    • onion
    • wok

    Add olive oil to a hot wok and carefully slip the chicken pieces in, reserving the marinade. Fry over medium heat until chicken is browned on both sides and approx 50% cooked. Remove the chicken from wok, keeping the oil, and add in onions. Stir fry over low heat until onions are soft and brown.

  • Step 3/5

    • carrots
    • 83⅓ g jarred pitted black olives
    • tbsp curry powder
    • 1 tbsp ground turmeric

    Add in potatoes, carrot, olives, chicken, curry powder and turmeric. Gently fold until thoroughly combined and you can smell the scent of the curry and turmeric.

  • Step 4/5

    • 166⅔ ml coconut milk
    • 166⅔ ml chicken stock
    • 166⅔ ml evaporated milk

    Add in coconut cream, evaporated milk, reserved marinade and top up with enough chicken stock to cover the ingredients. Turn heat up until it boils, cover and turn heat down to medium low and cook for 15 minutes. Should be quite saucy, if not add a bit of boiling water. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  • Step 5/5

    • sprigs coriander (parsley)

    Roughly chop the coriander and garish!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Macanese (Portuguese) Chicken Curry

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