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Garlic Chicken (Country Kapitan)

Category: Main Dishes

Serves: 2 people

Preparing time: 00:00

Cooking time: 00:00


2 chicken breasts (or thighs - deboned)

2 tsp tumeric powder

juice of 1/2 lemon

6-7 cloves of garlic (chopped)

1 chicken stock cube


2 tbsp peanut or vegetable oil

oil to fry garlic

Cooking Method

Step 1

Cut chicken into bite size pieces.

Step 2

Heat oil in a wok and gently fry chopped garlic, keep stirring until it is a light golden brown, remove from oil and drain on kitchen paper.

Step 3

Remove all but 2 tablespoons of oil from the wok and fry chicken.

Step 4

When chicken pieces have turned white add tumeric powder and stir fry until chicken is cooked. Add 2-3 tablespoons of water to the wok to prevent chicken from drying out.

Step 5

Crumble stock cube into the wok, season with pepper and add the lemon juice adjusting the amount to taste remembering that it should not be too overpowering.

Step 6

Last of all add the crispy garlic into the wok, stir thoroughly and serve with hot rice.

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