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Course: Main
Dish: Meat
Serves: 4
Nutritional information per serving:
Calories:           290
Protein:             31.5g
Carbs:              21.5g
Sugars:             4.0g
Fat:                  9.1g
Sat Fat:            0.9g
Fibre:                2.7g
Sodium:            0.3g

 

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Chicken Dhansak

Serve this mouth-watering curry with plain rice and mango chutney to enjoy the different flavours and textures. 
40 minutes to prepare and cook. Serves 4.
See “u.can cook” for more recipes devised with James Martin
Ingredients:
6 chicken thigh fillets or 500g chicken breast, diced
400g can chopped tomatoes
410g can lentils, drained
1 red onion, finely diced
3 Tbsp medium curry paste
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 Tbsp oil
Basmati rice
Mango chutney
Method:
1.     In a wok or deep sided frying pan, heat oil and fry onion until soft, add garlic and fry for 1 minute.
2.     Add chicken and fry for a few minutes to brown, stir in curry paste and gently fry for 1 minute.
3.     Stir in tomatoes and lentils, bring to the boil and reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes or until the chicken is tender.
4.     Serve with plain boiled Basmati rice and mango chutney.
 
Hints and Tips: This recipe can be cookeed in the oven at fan 170°C, conventional 190°C, gas 5 for 30 - 40 minutes or until the meat is tender.
 
Freezing: This recipe can be portioned and frozen. Defrost thoroughly in a refrigerator prior to reheating.

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