Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 45 mins | Total Time: 1 hr | Yield: 6 Servings
I love this recipe so much! Aside from the awesome flavours, it is also very easy to cook. Try it now!
for the chicken thighs:
2 lbs (907 g) chicken thighs (about 6 thighs), bone-in and skin-on
kosher salt or sea salt, to taste
fresh ground black pepper, to taste
1 tbsp (15 ml) butter or olive oil
3 cloves (3 cloves) garlic, minced
1 (1 ) bay leaf
1 tbsp (15 ml) curry powder
1 tsp (5 ml) ground cumin
1/2 tsp (2.5 ml) cayenne pepper, or to taste
1 tbsp (15 ml) fish sauce (or soy sauce), or to taste
zest of 2 limes
1 c (226 g) coconut milk
1 c (240 ml) chicken broth
1/2 c (120 ml) minced cilantro
Cooked Rice or Crusty Bread
Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 200 degrees C or 400 degrees F.
Step 2: Use paper towels to pat dry the chicken thighs.
Step 3: Season with salt and pepper on all sides of the chicken thighs.
Step 4: Place an oven-safe skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.
Step 5: Add butter and allow it to melt.
Step 6: Add the chicken and sear each side for 2 minutes or until golden brown.
Step 7: Remove the chicken thighs from the skillet to a clean plate.
Step 8: Add the garlic into the same skillet. Sauté for about a minute or until aromatic.
Step 9: Add curry powder, cayenne pepper, cumin, fish sauce, lime zest, and bay leaf. Stir until just mixed.
Step 10: Add the chicken broth and coconut milk. Stir until well combined, then allow the mixture to simmer.
Step 11: Put the chicken thighs back to the skillet and toss until well coated with the sauce.
Step 12: Remove the skillet from the heat and transfer it inside the preheated oven.
Step 13: Cook the chicken for another 30 minutes or until done.
Step 14: Remove from the oven and sprinkle minced cilantro on top.
Step 15: Serve the chicken over rice or with bread. Enjoy!
Calories: 432kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 153mg | Sodium: 518mg | Potassium: 460mg | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2.8mg
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