Spicy chicken with spinach

This recipe for green chicken is one I have had and made a few times and I am not sure who gave me the recipe … got it initially written on a scrap of paper and the ingredients were vague to say the very least…But it was tasty and I didn’t think it would be…

My version of Green chicken with spinach.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 kilo of chicken pieces cut up fairly small.
  • 4/5 cloves of garlic
  • A piece of fresh ginger chopped finely
  • A bunch of green onions chopped
  • Handful  of Coriander
  • Handful of Mint
  • 2 bunches of spinach
  • 1/2 tsp of black pepper
  • 2/3 green chillies

Let’s cook!

Add a tbsp of ghee or oil to a pan while it is heating crush the chillies and the ginger in a pestle and mortar and add to the oil cook for about a minute stirring as we don’t want to burn the garlic add the onions and allow to sweat but not colour too much about 3-4 minutes..Add the chicken and pepper, stir and lower the heat until the chicken is golden in colour.

Clean and wilt the spinach the spinach for 1-2 mins and set aside.

Once the chicken is golden add the spinach and cook for a further 10-15 mins add the coriander and mint in the last 3 mins stir to combine. Check and add salt if required.

 

Serve with flatbread or steamed rice and pickle.

I hope you enjoy this chicken as much as we did it is now a family favourite

My flatbread recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup milk.
  • 1/2 cup water.
  • 2 cups flour.
  • 1 tbsp Baking Powder.
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt.

Let’s Cook!

Make flatbread.

Sift dry ingredients together. Add liquids and mix thoroughly…I used my food processor and it took literally 2 mins…. if that and formed a ball. If it is too sticky add little more flour. Divide into 8 pieces. Flatten with the heel of the hand and roll out very thin.

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My first attempt at this was not good and I didn’t roll mine out thin enough to start with but having made this recipe a few times I am getting good …I even add some chopped garlic and coriander which is really nice and next Time I may stuff them …I will let you know how they turn out…

Heat pan and cook 2/3 minutes each side turn over with tongs or fish slice and done…

So easy to make I make enough for what I need plus enough to freeze for the next time I make a curry…

Enjoy!

 

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12 thoughts on “Spicy chicken with spinach

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  2. thebookwormdrinketh

    I’ll definitely have to try this one out!! (you always add to many recipes to my “to make” list!) I love the idea of making my own flatbread! My man and I have made tortillas before… Sort of (I won’t say that they turned out perfect! 😂😂) so, I’ll have to try this out!

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    1. Carol Post author

      I do as well, John, any recipe I write I always add more garlic and chillies than what I state in my recipes as I know most people would find it too much and garlic and chilli is down to personal taste I think anyway 🙂 I hope you enjoy 🙂

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