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Chicken Rendang

A Thai-like chicken curry

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Rating: (1)Serves: 4Serve With: Rice & Naan BreadCooking Method: SautéReady In: 1 hours 50 mins Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 1 hours 30 mins
LOW
Energy Density
1.1kcal/g
MED
FAT
28g per serve
MED
SATURATES
21g per serve
LOW
SUGARS
20g per serve
MED
SALT
2.5g per serve
Free-from:
Suitable for:FreezingHalalKosherPregnant Women

Don't let the high level of saturated fat put you off, it comes from coconut milk, about which there is still some debate.

Preparation

  1. Make the marinade
  2. Cut the chicken into edible size pieces (approx 3cm each dimension) and place into marinade
  3. Blend the chillies, onions, ginger and garlic
  4. Add the remaining spice mix ingredients to the blended mixture
  5. Cook the spice mix on a medium heat for around 40 minutes
  6. Add the chicken and marinade mixture and cook for an additional 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 600g skinless boneless chicken
  • For the spice mix
  • 5 hot red chillies
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 red onion
  • Thumb fresh ginger
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • ½tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 nutmeg, ground
  • 1tbsp ground coriander
  • ½tsp ground cardomom
  • 1 star anise, ground
  • 3 cloves, ground
  • 1tsp turmeric
  • 5 kaffir lime leaves
  • 10 bay leaves
  • 2tsp lemongrass
  • 400ml coconut milk
  • 200ml water
  • For the marinade
  • 1tbsp tamarind paste
  • Bunch thai basil leaves
  • 1tsp fish sauce
  • 2tbsp sugar
  • 1tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 chicken stock cube

Equipment

  • Food processor or blender
  • Spice grinder
  • Large pan
  • Knife
  • Chopping board

Notes

The photos are from a Beef Rendang but the recipe is the same for chicken

Nutritional Facts

  • Serving size: 545g
  • (24% / 30%)   Calories: 601kcal
  • (51%)Total fat: 28g
  • (105%)   Saturated fat: 21g
  • (14%)   Unsaturated fat: 5g
  • (43%)   Cholesterol: 129mg
  •   Trans Fat: 0.0g
  • (15%)Total carbohydrates: 46g
  • (67%)   Sugars: 20g
  • (28%)   Fibre: 7g
  • (100%)Protein: 50g
  • Salts
  • (50%)   Sodium: 1g
  • (41%)   Potassium: 1.4g
  • Minerals
  • Calcium: 24%
  • Iron: 110%
  • Zinc: 30%
  • Magnesium: 51%
  • Phosphorus: 85%
  • Copper: 111%
  • Manganese: 36%
  • Selenium: 390%
  • Fluoride: 2%
  • Cryptoxanthin: 21mg
  • Lycopene: 0%
  • Lutein: 681mg
  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A: 60µg
  • Thiamin (B1): 0%
  • Riboflavin (B2): 0%
  • Niacin (B3): 113%
  • Vitamin B5: 20%
  • Vitamin B6: 77%
  • Folate (B9): 23%
  • Vitamin B12: 0%
  • Choline: 24%
  • Vitamin C: 102%
  • Vitamin E: 7%
  • Vitamin K: 103%
  •  
  • Arginine: 3g
  • Aspartic Acid: 3g
  • Glutamate: 5g
  • Glycine: 2g
  • Proline: 2g
  • Serine: 2g
  • Tyrosine: 2g
  • Alanine: 2g
  • Cystine: 0mg
  • Amino Acids
  • Histidine: 2g
  • Isoleucine: 2g
  • Leucine: 4g
  • Methionine: 2g
  • Phenylalanine: 2g
  • Threonine: 2g
  • Tryptophan: 0mg
  • Valine: 2g
  • Lysine: 4g
  • Betaine: 13mg

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