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Chicken with Spicy Curry Sauce

Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 45 minutes Serves: 10 Print


2tbsp Oil
2 Large onions (chopped)
50g Fresh root ginger (minced)
50g Minced garlic
1tbsp Ground cinnamon
1tbsp Ground black pepper
2tbsp Ground cumin
1tsp Ground turmeric
1tsp Cayenne pepper
800g Tinned tomatoes
2 Red chillies (seeded)
50g Fresh coriander (chopped)
40g Bisto Chicken Bouillon (made up as per instructions)
200ml Natural yoghurt
1.25kg Cooked shredded chicken


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  1. Heat oil in a frying pan over a medium high heat.  Add onion and sauté until browned, this should take 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Add ginger and garlic and sauté for an additional 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in the cinnamon, black pepper, coriander, cumin, turmeric and cayenne pepper and cook over a low heat until mixture is thick and has the consistency of a paste.
  4. Add the tinned tomatoes, chillies and coriander in a food processor until smooth.  Add to the onion mixture and stir well over a low heat, cooking off the moisture from the tomatoes.  Gradually add the yoghurt, stirring constantly to avoid curdling.
  5. Purée the mixture in the food processor for a velvety smooth sauce.  Return to the saucepan the made up Bisto Chicken Bouillon stock and increase heat to high, bring sauce to the boil.  Cover the saucepan and boil for 3 to 5 minutes.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer until desired consistency is reached, add the cooked chicken and reheat until it's piping hot.
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