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Indian Chicken Curry

Level: Medium
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Indian Chicken Curry


This spicy and exotic main dish is best when made the day before to allow the rich flavors to ripen. Serve with mixed green salad and a fruit dessert.

Ingredients

Servings:
  • 2.5 Pounds cut-up chicken or chicken breasts
  • 3 Tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 tart apple
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 Tablespoon curry powder (more for experienced palates)
  • .33 Cups raisins
  • 1 Cup chicken broth
  • .5 Cups Coca-Cola®
  • 3.5 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 Cup coffee cream or undiluted evaporated milk
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • .125 Teaspoons white pepper
  • 1/2 Cups Celery tops
  • 3 Cups Hot cooked rice

Preparation

  • Total Time: hr  20 min
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr  5 min
  1. Rinse chicken and cook in boiling salted water with a few celery tops.
  2. Cover and simmer about 1 hour or until fork-tender. Drain, saving strained broth.
  3. Remove chicken from bones and cut into 1/2-inch pieces to measure about 2 1/2 cups.
  4. Melt butter in skillet.
  5. Add peeled and diced apple, thinly sliced onion and curry powder, and sauté for 5 minutes, blending well.
  6. Stir in raisins, 1 cup of the reserved chicken broth and Coca-Cola. Mix flour with the cream, stirring until smooth.
  7. Add this mixture with the salt and pepper to the onion-apple mixture. Stir and cook over low heat until thick and creamy.
  8. Taste for seasonings.
  9. Add chicken and turn into a covered container to chill overnight.
  10. Reheat in top of double boiler over hot water and serve on hot cooked rice with a selection of condiments.

Makes 6 servings.

Provide a sampling of the following condiments for sprinkling on top of each serving: grated coconut, chopped peanuts, chopped raw onion, raisins, sweet pickle relish, chutney, chow chow or lime wedges.