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Chicken simmered in Coconut Water

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Chicken Thighs – 6
Chicken Drumsticks – 6, small
Oil – 2 tblsp
Red Chilli – 1, deseeded and chopped
Garlic – 3, cloves, peeled
Lemongrass – 2 stems
Fish Sauce – 2 1/2 tblsp
Ginger – 3/4 inch, peeled
Green Peppercorns – 3 sprigs
Coconut Cream – 800 ml
Zucchini – 3 cups, cubed

1. Grind the chilli, garlic and 1 lemongrass stem to a paste.
2. Spread over the chicken, add 1 tblsp fish sauce and massage the seasoning into the chicken.
3. Marinate for 30 minutes.
4. Heat the oil in a pan and brown the chicken pieces.
5. Remove to a plate.
6.  When done, return all the chicken to the pan and add the remaining fish sauce, ginger and peppercorns.
7. Carefully skim off the thick cream from the top of the coconut cream, and use only the clear liquid below.
8. Add to the chicken with enough water and simmer for about 20 minutes.
9. Add the vegetables and continue to simmer, stirring occastionally, until the chicken and vegetables are tender.
10. Adjust seasonings.
11. Serve.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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