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Crunchy Coriander Chicken

Crunchy Coriander ChickenRecipe courtesy of the Flour Advisory Bureau.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 teaspoon ground turmeric
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground cumin
4 chicken breasts, skinned and cut into large chunks
5 tablespoons butter
3 thick slices white bread, cut into cubes
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
5 ounces sour cream
5 ounces water
4 spring onions, chopped
1/2 lemon
3 teaspoons peanut butter
4 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (205°C).
  2. Toss chicken in the spices. Melt half the butter in a deep frying pan and fry chicken until lightly browned. Remove from the pan and add the remaining butter.
  3. Add bread cubes and toss in spicy butter until well coated, spread on a baking sheet and bake for about 8 minutes until crisp and golden.
  4. Return chicken to the pan with flour and stir well. Add cream, water, spring onions, 2 strips of pared rind from the lemon, the lemon juice, peanut butter and fresh coriander. Season with freshly ground black pepper and stir well.
  5. Cook for 30 minutes adjusting consistency if necessary. Place in a warm serving dish and sprinkle over the spicy cubes.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 424; Total Fat: 25g; Saturated Fat: 14g; Total Carbs: 26g; Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 4g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Flour Advisory Bureau.