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Thai Aromatic Herb Chicken Served With Cumquat Quinoa



6 portion(s)


  • 400 grams chicken thigh or drumstick meat, cut into 4cm chunks
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 pod whole black cardamon
  • 8 pods whole green cardamon
  • 10 pieces Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1 piece whole star anise
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 20 grams dry roasted almonds with skins on
  • 1 clove garlic (large clove)
  • 10 grams fresh ginger
  • 1 piece fresh chilli
  • 1 piece fresh rosehip with seeds removed
  • 100 grams fresh green herbs eg chives, parsley, basil, lemon balm, thyme, mint, majoram, (remove all woody stems before placing in Thermi)
  • 140 grams peeled lemon cut into quarters
  • 2 pieces Lemon peel
  • 10 grams fresh kaffir lime cut into half
  • 2 pieces kaffir lime peel
  • 3 leaves Kaffir Lime
  • 100 grams onion
  • 10 grams lavender with flowers and remove woody stems
  • 550 grams water
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 6
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      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!
  • 9

Recipe's preparation

  1. add to  cinnamon stick, fennel seeds, black cardamon pod, green cardamon pods, black peppercorns, whole star anise, cumin and grind for 15 seconds on speed 9


    add to  almonds and grind for 5 seconds at speed 9


    add to  garlic, ginger, chilli, rosehip, fresh green herbs, lemon, lemon peel, kaffir lime, kaffir lime peel, kaffir leaves, onion, lavendar and blend for 15 seconds on speed 6


    add to the coconut oil and cook for 5 minutes at 100 degrees C at speed 3


    add to  water and chicken and cook for 17 minutes at 100  degrees C  on speed 1 




Serve  with Cumquat Quinoa which compliments this Thai flavoured dish perfectly. Recipe appears in my recipe. 


Happy dinning!


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    Submitted by VirginiasGarden on 27. February 2015 - 13:21.

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