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Recipe for Chettinad Chicken

Recipe for Chettinad Chicken

(Ref: RCP033)

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Kumar's Chettinad Chicken: An aromatic curry from southern India with cardamom, fresh coriander and roasted coconut. Good combined with chicken, but also delicious with lamb.


Medium/Hot - India



Preparation Time:

5 mins

Cooking Time:

15-20 mins


500g Chicken Breast
 Kumar's Chettinad Chicken Sauce
 200g pepper
 500g chopped Green Cabbage (or bag of ready-to-cook, stir-fry Vegetables)
 Sunflower Oil or Olive Oil - 4 tbsp
 Garlic Clove - 1 (crushed)
 Salt and Pepper
 Rice - 200g


• Cook the Rice according to the instructions on the packet.

• Slice the Vegetables into strips 1½ cm wide and cut the Meat into 2cm cubes.

• Heat 2 tablespoons of Oil in a wok or frying pan and fry the Meat on all sides over a high heat for about 1½ minutes. Now add the pot of Butter Chicken sauce. Turn down the heat, place the lid on the pan and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes until the Meat is tender.

• While the Meat is cooking, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of Oil in a wok or frying pan and stir-fry the Vegetables together with the crushed Garlic Clove, seasoning with Salt and Pepper to taste.

• Serve the vegetables, rice, and Chettinad Chicken separately.

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