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Malawian spiced chicken curry

Recipe from: 9 june 2010

Ingredients 12
Servings 5
Time 10mins


  • 500
    chicken pieces, with skin on
  • Salt
  • 4
    vegetable oil
  • 3
    large onions, chopped
  • 5
    tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2
    curry powder
  • 1
    fresh green chilli, chopped
  • 1
    dried thyme
  • 1
  • 2
    chicken stock
  • 1
    peeled and cubed potatoes
  • Pepper


1 hour
Season the chicken pieces with the salt.

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the pieces until brown, then transfer to a large pot.

Pour off most of the oil in the pan, leaving about 2 tablespoons.

Sauté the onions until soft.

Add the tomatoes, curry powder, chilli and thyme.

After a few minutes, pour in the water and stock and bring to the boil.

Add the onion mixture to the pot with the chicken.

Simmer, covered, for 45 minutes over a very low heat.

Add the potatoes and cook for a further 15 minutes.

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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