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    Tangy Tamarind Chicken

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    30 mins

    5 mins

    25 mins

    Mini Ravindran's Note:

    It is tangy and hot and very very yummy!

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    1. 1
      Heat oil in a deep pan or skillet (do not smoke).
    2. 2
      Add black pepper powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and add cubed chicken pieces.
    3. 3
      Saute for 5 minutes on medium heat.
    4. 4
      Cover the lid and let chicken cook in its own juices for 15 minutes or until tender on low heat.
    5. 5
      Open the lid and add tamarind pulp, hot tomato sauce, salt and 3/4 cup of water.
    6. 6
      Cover and leave on high heat for 5 minutes.
    7. 7
      Turn off the heat, garnish with fresh parsley sprigs and serve hot on a bed of steamed basmati rice.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 04, 2001


      I liked the idea of letting the chicken cook in its own juices - very nice!

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    • on March 19, 2008

      Wife likes it so will try it again. Recipe fails to say what to do with the onions.

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    • on November 25, 2004

      35 was ok,...not quite as I anticipated though, a bit too sour for my liking, but it went pretty well with the other guys

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    Nutritional Facts for Tangy Tamarind Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (234 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 441.8
    Calories from Fat 250
    Total Fat 27.8 g
    Saturated Fat 7.3 g
    Cholesterol 115.0 mg
    Sodium 503.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 18.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    Sugars 13.6 g
    Protein 29.7 g

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    spicy tomato sauce

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