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Spicy Lemongrass Tamarind Chicken


Spicy Lemongrass Tamarind Chicken
Chicken Thighs – 250 gms, boneless, cut into small pieces
Garlic – 2 cloves, minced
Oil – 1 tblsp
Red Chilli – 1, small, deseeded, chopped
Capsicum – 1/2, small, deseeded, cubed
Chicken Stock – 1/4 cup
Tamarind Extract – 1 tblsp
Sugar – 1/2 tblsp
Coriander Leaves – few, chopped

Mix together for the marinade:
Fish Sauce – 3/4 tblsp
Sugar – 1/2 tblsp
Red Chilli Flakes – 1 tsp
Black Pepper Powder – 1/8 tsp
Lemongrass – 1 stalk, small, inner part finely sliced, outer layers discarded

1. Marinate the chicken pieces in the prepared marinade and mix well.
2. Cover and keep aside for 30 minutes.
3. Heat oil in a pan over medium flame.
4. Add the garlic and stir-fry for a minute.
5. Add the marinated chicken, red chilli and capsicum.
6. Increase flame to high and stir-fry for 2 minutes or till the chicken is browned.
7. Reduce flame to medium.
8. Add the stock, tamarind extract and sugar.
9. Bring to a boil and simmer for 3 minutes.
10. Cook till the chicken is tender and cooked.
11. Remove and transfer to a serving plate.
12. Garnish with coriander leaves.
13. Serve hot with rice.

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