Malawian spiced chicken curry

5 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 1 hr

By Food24 June 09 2010
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Ingredients (12)

500 g chicken — pieces
4 Tbs vegetable oil
3 onions — large, chopped
5 tomatoes — peeled and chopped
2 Tbs curry powder
1 green chilli — chopped
1 tsp dried thyme
1 cup water
2 cup stock — chicken
1 cup potatoes — peeled, cubed
freshly ground black pepper
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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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