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Chicken, cashew and coconut curry Recipe

Chicken, cashew and coconut curry recipe

A curry is a simple way to liven up the week. This one's hearty and full of beautiful Asian flavours.


125.00 ml raw unsalted cashews
2.50 gm ground cinnamon
2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
2 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp chilli flakes
18.20 gm peanut oil
1 brown onion, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
750g chicken thigh
252.50 gm coconut milk
42.00 gm lemon juice
80g baby spinach
Steamed white rice, to serve
Lemon wedges, to serve


eHeat a large saucepan over medium heat. Add cashews. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until just browned. Add cinnamon, cumin, turmeric, coriander and chilli. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant. Remove from pan. Set aside to cool slightly. Place mixture in a processor. Process until finely chopped.
Heat oil in pan over high heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until softened. Add chicken. Cook, turning occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes or until browned. Add cashew mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute or until chicken is coated.
Reduce heat to medium-high. Add coconut milk and 1/2 cup cold water. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Stir in lemon juice and spinach. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until spinach has wilted. Serve curry with rice and lemon wedges.

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