Thai Massaman Peanut Chicken

Thai Massaman Peanut Chicken

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Course Main Course
Cuisine curry, thai
Servings 4


  • 100 g peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp. massaman curry paste
  • 1 tin 400ml coconut milk
  • 50 ml dark soy sauce
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 lime zest and juice
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 dried Thai chili - optional
  • 600 g skinless chicken pieces cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 50 g peanuts chopped
  • 4 tbsp. fresh coriander leaves
  • Salt and pepper


  • In a casserole dish, over medium heat, add the coconut milk. Add the chickenand cook for 2 minutes or so until coloured.
  • stir in the peanut butter, soy sauce, onion, garlic, honey, lime zest and juice, toasted sesame oil, ginger, chili, kaffir leaves, lemon grass and stir to combine.
  • Bring to the boil then reduce the heat to low. Cover with a lid and simmer for 25-30 minutes until the chicken pieces are fully cooked. .
  • When serving sprinkle fresh peanuts and coriander and serve with some rice if desired.
Keyword chicken, curry, Kevin Dundon, thai

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