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Zanzibar chicken

Ingredients

  • groundnut oil

  • 1 Chicken jointed, skin on

  • 2 Onions peeled and finely chopped

  • 3 Cloves Garlic peeled and crushed

  • 2 long green chilli's seeds included

  • 3 green Tomatoes finely chopped

  • 0.5 teaspoon ground Turmeric

  • 0.5 teaspoon cumin seed

  • 0.5 teaspoon coriander seed

  • 9 cardamom pods

  • 300 ml Coconut cream

  • 800 ml Coconut milk

  • 0.5 Lime

  • Salt & Pepper

  • To serve

  • 150 g cooked green beans sliced into 3

  • 1 green chilli

  • fresh Basil

  • naan bread

Method

  • 1.

    Heat some groundnut oil in a large, thick-base pan and fry the chicken pieces for 4-5 minutes until light golden. Remove from the pan.

  • 2.

    Fry the onion, garlic and 2 green chillies until softened. Then add the chopped tomatoes and stir.

  • 3.

    Add the coconut cream and coconut milk and bring to a simmer.

  • 4.

    Grind the spices together in a pestle and mortar and stir into the mixture.

  • 5.

    Replace the chicken, squeeze in half the juice from the lime and season to taste.

  • 6.

    Simmer for 45 minutes without a lid. Check that the chicken is cooked through.

  • To serve:

  • 1.

    Add the cooked green beans to the pan to heat through.

  • 2.

    Grind the green chilli, basil and the rest of the lime juice in a pestle and mortar.

  • 3.

    Sprinkle the mix into the chicken before serving with naan bread.

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