Tuesday, 19 February 2013

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A favourite Japanese Dish
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Chicken Katsu Curry
Serves 4

1 Tsp Cumin Seeds
1 Tsp Coriander Seeds
1 Tsp Fenugreek Seeds
1 Tsp Ginger
1 Tsp Turmeric
1 Tsp Chillies
2 Garlic Cloves
1 Tbsp Honey
1 Tbsp Soy Sauce
400g Chopped Tomatoes
250ml Chicken Stock
150g Plain Flour seasoned with salt and pepper
200g Japanese Panko Breadcrumbs
2 Free Range Eggs
4 Chicken Breasts, cut into strips
4 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
3 Carrots, Sliced
2 Spring Onions, Chopped
Cooked Basmati Rice, to serve
Step 1
Fry the spices for around 2 - 3 minutes in a dry frying pan. Grind to a powder in a pestle & mortar.
Step 2
Heat the oil in the same frying pan (this way you will get all the leftover flavour from the spices!). Throw in the onions and fry for around 8 - 10 minutes, or until golden brown. Add the chili, garlic, ginger, turmeric & chopped tomatoes.
Step 3
Bring to the boil. Add the stock and simmer for 25 minutes.
Step 4
Leave to cool slightly, then blend the mixture until smooth. Stir in the the honey and soy sauce and keep warm until ready to serve.
Step 5
Now for the chicken. Prepare by sprinkling the flour and breadcrumbs onto separate plates and beat the eggs in a bowl.
Step 6
Dredge the chicken pieces in the flour. Dip into the egg and coat in breadcrumbs making sure to shake off any excess.
Step 7
Heat the oil in a frying pan on a medium heat. Fry the chicken pieces for 2 - 3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Remove from pan and set aside to drain on kitchen paper.
Step 8
Cook the sliced carrots in a pan of boiling water for 4 - 5 minutes, or until tender, and then drain.
Step 9
To serve, Stir the cooked carrots and spring onions into the curry sauce. Spoon the sauce over a bed of fluffy rice and top with the fried chicken pieces.
Enjoy your delicious Chicken Katsu Curry... our mouths are watering  just thinking about it!!

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