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Al's Burmese Chicken Curry

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"A chicken curry with the balanced elements of spicy and sour with the traditional flavors of Southeast Asia. Serve with basmati rice. This will taste even better if you leave it for a day or two before eating."
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3 h servings 527
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Melt butter in a wok over medium heat. Add shallots and fry until golden, about 10 minutes. Remove shallots and set aside. Add curry paste to the wok and toast until fragrant, about 3 minutes. Stir in curry powder and ground chile. Add chicken and cook, stirring, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in lemongrass, chiles peppers, coriander, and lime leaves.
  2. Pour in fish sauce and enough water to cover chicken. Add coconut milk; cook for 10 minutes. Toss in tomatoes and cook until starting to soften, about 10 minutes more. Reduce heat to low and simmer until flavors blend, 2 to 3 hours.
  3. Remove lemongrass and lime leaves. Garnish curry with the fried shallots and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 527 calories; 34.3 22.6 34.6 108 814 Full nutrition

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