Monday, June 25, 2007

Chicken in Tomato and Lemon Sauce

For chicken lovers, wonderful Chicken in Tomato and Lemon Sauce dish.

Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 kg chicken pieces
  • 2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon of each: turmeric, hot chili, black pepper, cinnamon and cardamom powder
  • 3 medium tomatoes or 450g, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 ½ cups or 375ml water
  • Juice of 1 small lemon
  • 2 cubes MAGGI Chicken Stock

Heat oil in a large saucepan, and brown chicken on all sides, remove and set aside.

Add onions and cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes, or until onion is golden brown.

Add garlic and spices and stir for 1-2 minutes.

Add tomatoes, tomato paste, water, lemon juice and MAGGI Chicken Stock cubes. Bring to boil and simmer for 3-4 minutes.

Return chicken pieces to the pan, cover and cook over low heat for 30 minutes, or until chicken is tender. Serve with cooked rice

Cooking Tip: add ½ teaspoon dried oregano to enhance the flavor.

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