Sri Lankan-style Chicken

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Sri Lankan-style Chicken
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
Calories:
840
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie840 kcal(40 %)
Protein8.31 g(8 %)
Fat90.05 g(78 %)
Carbohydrates9.68 g(6 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage4.52 g(15 %)
Vitamin A35.82 mg(4,478 %)
Vitamin D0.02 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.55 mg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁0.07 mg(7 %)
Vitamin B₂0.08 mg(7 %)
Niacin5.39 mg(45 %)
Vitamin B₆0.25 mg(18 %)
Folate31.69 μg(11 %)
Pantothenic acid0.6 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.07 μg(2 %)
Vitamin C3.84 mg(4 %)
Potassium382.75 mg(10 %)
Calcium34.06 mg(3 %)
Magnesium26.7 mg(9 %)
Iron1.44 mg(10 %)
Zinc0.45 mg(6 %)
Saturated fatty acids11.76 g
Cholesterol18.27 mg
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How healthy are the main ingredients?
chickenEggplantCuminNutmeg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
¼ cup
1
small chicken (jointed)
1
1
large Eggplant (cut into even sized chunks)
1.333 cups
1 teaspoon
pink peppercorns (crushed)
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
ground Cumin
1 teaspoon
ground cilantro
½ teaspoon
½ teaspoon
ground Nutmeg

Preparation steps

1.
Heat the sunflower oil in a casserole dish over a moderate heat until hot.
2.
Season the pieces of chicken, then sear well until golden brown in colour all over.
3.
Remove the chicken from the dish once seared and add the pieces of aubergine and reduce the heat a little. Sprinkle over the ground spices and add a little salt.
4.
Stir well, then add the coconut milk and the bay leaf.
5.
Bring to the boil, whisking as you do, then add the chicken back to the dish. Reduce to a simmer and cook gently for 30-35 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has reduced by at least half.
6.
Adjust the seasoning with salt if necessary. Stir through the pink peppercorns before serving.