Chicken Curry
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INGREDIENTS
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (either leave them as is, or cut them into bite sized chunks)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon garam masala (optional but highly recommended)
  • 1/2 cup crushed canned tomatoes (if you only have whole tomatoes on hand, just chop them up)
  • 3/4 cup chicken stock
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a straight sided medium skillet, heat oil over medium high heat.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper, place in skillet and cook until golden brown on both sides, 6 - 8 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken and set aside. Reduce heat to medium low.
  4. Add onions and saute, stirring for about 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in garlic and cook until onions are golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  6. Add ginger, curry, and garam masala, and cook, stirring, 1 - 2 minutes.
  7. Stir in tomatoes and chicken stock.
  8. Add chicken breast and bring to a boil.
  9. Cover skillet, reduce heat to low, and cook until chicken is tender, turning once, about 15 minutes.
  10. Serve immediately.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This is a tomato based curry sauce. The recipe comes from Martha Stewart. Her recipe calls for chicken breast halves. I prefer to cut the chicken into chunks.