South Indian Pepper Chicken

Description

Go nuts with the Black Pepper in this recipe - not just a seasoning, it's an ingredient.

Ingredients

500 grams
Chicken Thighs
1 tablespoon
Olive Oil
4 cloves
Garlic
50 grams
Ginger
1  
Onion
2  
Tomato
1 teaspoon
Turmeric
50 grams
Coriander (Fresh Leaves Chopped)
3 tablespoons
Black Pepper (Crushed)

Instructions

  1. Cut the chicken thighs into 2-3 pieces (depending on how large they are).
  2. Roll chicken pieces in salt and pepper.  Then add more pepper.
  3. In a large pan, heat oil until it is shimmering.  Then add the chicken to brown (turning only occasionaly).  When brown, remove from the pan and place to one side.
  4. Peel both the garlic and ginger; chop them up togther into small pieces.
  5. Slice the onion and tomatoes into 1cm cubes.
  6. Add ginger, garlic, onions and turmeric to the pan and fry for 3 minutes.  Add the tomatoes and a splash of water.  Cover with a heavy lid and simmer for 3 more minutes.
  7. Pop the chicken back in and cook for about 5 more minutes.  Then add the corriander leaves and a bit more black pepper!
  8. 60 seconds more heat and you're ready to serve.  Ideally with good quality rice.
Course: