Saturday, 15 November 2014

chicken stir-fry recipe

Chicken Stir-fry 
chicken stir-fry recipe

Preparation time : 10 minutes 
Total cooking time : 20 minutes 
Serves : 4

Ingredients :
To prepare a perfect chicken stir-fry we need :

1½ tablespoons peanut oil 
6 spring onions ,cut into 3 cm (1 ¼ inch)
800 g (1 lb 10 oz) chicken breast fillets,
   thinly sliced on the diagonal  
1-1 ½ tablespoons Thai red curry paste    
  cup (90 g /3 oz) crunchy peanut butter
270 ml (9 fl oz) coconut milk 
2 teaspoons lime juice 

Preparation :

1- Heat a work over high heat,add
1 teaspoon of the peanut oil and swirl to 
coat.Add the spring onion and stir-fry for 
30 seconds,or until softened slightly .
Remove from the wok.

2-Add a little extra peanut oil to the wok
as needed and stir -fry the chicken in 
three batches for about 1 minute per
batch ,or until the meat just changes 
colour . Remove from the wok.

3-Add a little more oil to the wok ,add the 
curry paste and stir-fry for 1 minutes,or
until fragrant,Add the peanut butter,
coconut milk,sugar and 1 cup (250 ml/
8 fl oz) water and stir well.Bring to the 
boil and boil for 3-4 minutes,or until
thickened and the oil starts  to separate-
reduce the heat slightly if the sauce spits
at you,Return the chicken and the spring 
onion to the wok,stir well and cook for 
2 minutes,or until heated through.stir in 
the lime juice ,season and serve .

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