Chinese chicken curry

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Chinese chicken curry Easy Food

Serves 4


3 tbsp cornflour
Salt and black pepper
4 chicken fillets, chopped into bite-sized pieces
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 garlic clove, crushed
2cm piece of root ginger, peeled and grated
1 green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
2 onions, chopped into chunks
3 carrots, peeled and chopped
500ml chicken stock
1 tsp turmeric
2 tsp hot curry powder
2 star anise
1 tbsp honey
A large handful of frozen peas, defrosted in hot water for 30 seconds


To serve:
4-5 spring onions, chopped
Chips
Prawn crackers


  1. In a medium bowl, season half of the cornflour with salt and pepper. Add the chicken pieces and toss to coat.
  2. Heat half of the vegetable oil in a large pan or wok over a medium heat. Cook the chicken in batches until golden, then set aside on a plate lined with kitchen paper.
  3. Wipe the pan clean with kitchen paper, then add the remaining oil and place over a medium heat. Add the garlic, ginger, chilli, onions and carrot and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Add the chicken stock, turmeric, curry powder, star anise and honey. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. In a cup, stir the remaining cornflour together with three tablespoons of water. Add this to the sauce along with the chicken pieces and simmer for 25-30 minutes. Stir in the peas.
  6. Sprinkle the curry with chopped spring onions and serve with chips and prawn crackers.

Per serving: 449kcals, 17.7g fat (4.2g saturated), 28.7g carbs, 11.1g sugars, 42.8g protein, 5.2g fibre, 0.634g sodium