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Authentic Chicken Madras

Authentic Chicken Madras


Madras curry is one of the great ones. Madras curry is on every single Indian restaurant menu for a reason. It’s absolutely delicious!

  • Ingredients

    • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts or thighs
    • ½ lemon, juice only
    • 1 tsp Spicy Joes Garam Masala
    • salt
    • 2 tbsp vegetable oil 
    • 1 large onion, finely chopped
    • Spicy Joes Madras Blend.  1-2 tbsp for mild, 3 tbsp for medium-hot, and 4-5 tbsp for hot
    • 1x400g can chopped tomatoes
    • 50g/2oz desiccated coconut
    • small handful of fresh coriander, chopped
  • Cooking Instructions

    • Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces and mix with the lemon juice, and garam masala and season with salt.

    • Heat the oil in a deep frying pan or saucepan over a medium heat and cook the onion for 6-7 minutes until softened and becoming golden.

    • Add the chicken and fry for 3-4 minutes until it has become opaque in colour. Stir in the Madras spice blend and cook for a couple of minutes before adding the chopped tomatoes and coconut.

    • Cover with a lid and leave to simmer gently for about 20 minutes. Stir in the chopped coriander and serve straight away with boiled rice or naan bread.

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