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Chicken in Coconut Sauce (Kuku Paka in Swahili) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sheena Jaffer
Added: Sunday, August 9, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs chicken
1 teaspoon garlic
1 teaspoon fresh ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon crushed hot green chili pepper
I medium tomato
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
I can coconut cream
4 boiled eggs
4-6 pieces boiled potatoes
1 teaspoon chopped cilantro
Juice of one lemon

Directions:
Directions:
Wash chicken pieces, add garlic, ginger salt grated tomato. Place on stove, medium heat and saute for 10-15 minutes. Add 3- 4 cups water and bring to boil, until chicken is cooked.

In a separate pot, combine coconut cream, lemon juice and turmeric powder. Add two whole chili pepper in addition to the crushed green chillies. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Add chopped cilantro. As the sauce begins to thicken, add the chicken along with 1-2 cups of chicken stock. Add the boiled eggs, potatoes and let simmer to desired consistency. Serve with rice or fresh naan.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The real East African way is to broil or slightly char the chicken on a barbeque, prior to adding to the coconut sauce.

 

 

 

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