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Chicken Curry



4 person(s)


  • 80 grams peanut oil
  • 800 grams chicken thigh, Skin on, excess fat removed
  • 270 grams coconut milk
  • 6 --- Kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 Lemongrass stalk
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • Steamed rice or roti, to serve

Spice Paste

  • 10 --- dried red chillies, Soaked in hot tap water for 30 minutes
  • 5 Small red shallots, peeled chopped in half
  • 4 cm piece galangal, peeled cut in 2 cm pieces
  • 3 cm piece fresh ginger, Peeled cut in 2 cm pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 sticks lemongrass, White part only, chopped in 3
  • 1 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp shrimp paste
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    Preparation 30min
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      TM 6
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      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Soak chillies in hot water for 10-15 minutes or until soft.
    2. Remove chillies and squeeze out some of the water, and add to bowl. Reserve soaking water.
    3. Add the rest of ingredients to the bowl along with a pinch of salt.
    4. Mix 5 seconds speed 5 MC on until smooth,adding a little of the chilli water if required.
  2. Instructions
  3. 1. Place oil in bowl and heat on high heat for 1 minute.
    2. Add paste and cook on high heat for 2 minutes or until the oil has risen to the surface of the paste.
    3. Remove from bowl and stir through chicken to coat.
    4. Add blade cover. Add coconut milk and 1/2 cup water, lime leaves, lemongrass and a pinch of salt.
    5. Cook on Slow Cook 2hrs 85deg speed 2 MC on.
    6. Check to see if chicken is cooked and the sauce has thickened.
    7. Season with lime juice, sugar and salt if required.
    8. Serve with rice or roti.

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