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Turmeric chicken (2) ~ 黄 姜 鸡


A lot has been said about the nutrients and health benefits of adding turmeric to our diet.  Not only is turmeric a good source of manganese and iron, it also helps to lower blood triglycerides after a meal.  Moreover it helps to add more colour to a dish as you can see from this Turmeric Chicken dish which I'm sharing with you today.





Turmeric chicken (2) ~ 黄 姜 鸡 

Ingredients
  • 650 gm chicken (3 whole leg of chicken cut to preferred sizes)
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 big onion cut into wedges
  • 2 Tbsp coconut milk
  • 1.1/2 cups water
  • curry leaves
  • salt, sugar, light soya sauce to taste
Method
  1. Marinate the chicken pieces with the turmeric powder, a bit of salt and sugar for a few hours or overnight,
  2. Heat up some oil in a wok, shallow fry the chicken pieces, add in water and let cook till chicken is tender and cooked through. 
  3. Toss in the onion wedges followed by the coconut milk and curry leaves.
  4. Fine tune to taste with sugar, salt and light soya sauce.
  5. Dish out and serve with rice or bread.




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