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Sri Lankan Chicken Curry

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Food & Recipes

Serves 6.

Ingredients

Spiced Roast Chicken

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Food & Recipes

If cutting up a whole chicken, add breast pieces half way through roasting time.

Ingredients

1 kg/2 lb chicken thigh cutlets
3 tablespoons dark soy sauce
2 tablespoons peanut oil
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon Chinese wine or dry sherry
1 clove garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder

Directions

Sliced Beans with Chicken Livers, Chinese Style

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Food & Recipes

Serves 2-3.

Ingredients

150 g/5 oz fresh green beans
125 g/4 oz chicken livers
1 tablespoon oil
4 thin slices fresh ginger
1 large clove garlic, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
125 ml/4fl oz/1/2 cup stock or water
1 teaspoon cornflour (cornstarch)

Directions

Saffron Chicken

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4-6.

Ingredients

1/2 teaspoon saffron strands
1.5 kg/3 lb chicken pieces or roasting chicken
3 tablespoons ghee
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
3 fresh red chillies, seeded and sliced
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
11/2 teaspoons salt

Directions

Red-Cooked Chicken

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Food & Recipes

The well-flavored liquid is called a master sauce in Chinese cuisine, and it may be frozen or refrigerated and used again and again. If re-used once a week at least, it need not be frozen.

Serves 6.

Ingredients

Quick and Easy Roast Duck

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

1 roasting duck, about 1.75 kg/3 1/2 lb
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons hoi sin sauce
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
1 teaspoon finely grated ginger
2 teaspoons sesame paste
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed Szechwan pepper
or black pepper

Directions

Quails with Indian Spices

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

4 quails
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
1 tablespoon oil
3 tablespoons natural yoghurt
3 teaspoons ground coriander
2 teaspoons ground rice
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder

Directions

Peking Duck, Home Style

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4-6.

Ingredients

1 x 2.5-3 kg/5-6 lb roasting duck
3 teaspoons salt
125 ml/4 fl oz/1/2 cup vodka
4 tablespoons honey or maltose
500 ml/1 pint/2 cups hot water

Directions

Laulau

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Food & Recipes

In some cases salted pork is used.

Makes 8 parcels.

Ingredients

16 ti leaves
250 g/8 oz pork belly, salted or fresh
250 g/8 oz chicken breast fillets
6 spring onions (scallions) including leaves
2 or 3 large bunches taro leaves, spinach or silver beet
salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Korean Chicken Stew

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4-6.

Ingredients

1 roasting chicken
3 tablespoons Korean soy sauce, or Japanese soy sauce
1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
2 teaspoons Korean bean and chilli paste*
60 g/2 oz finely chopped spring onions (scallions)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon oriental sesame oil

Directions