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Oyster Sauce Chicken curry

During my teenage life,I had a great passion for cooking as I studied Home Economic in my Secondary School in S'pore. My desire for cooking different types of cuisine was great but don't know where and how to start. As I was confused,I made a trip to my fourth uncle house in Malaysia,Kulang during my school holiday. That's where I first got started to cook. My first recipe was my aunt Dhanalakshmi's Oyster Sauce Chicken Curry.It came out well and all my family member appreciate my effort.This how my cooking trip started to take it's shape..

Oyster Sauce Chicken Curry


Marinate For the Chicken

Whole chicken chopped
1tbsp of ginger garlic paste
2tbsp of soy sauce
1tsp sesame oil
2tbsp of cornflour mixed with 1tbsp of lemon juice
1tsp of pepper powder
1/2tsp of salt
1tsp of chili powder
1 egg white-beaten well

Marinate the chopped chicken with all the above mentioned ingredients overnight in fridge.

1 chopped onions
1 chopped tomatoes
2 red chillies split into halves
1tbsp of ginger garlic paste
6tbsp of oyster sauce
1tsp of dark sauce sauce
1tbsp of tomato paste
1tsp of chillie powder
1/2 tsp of lemon juice
1 each of cinnamon,clove,cardamom and bay leaves
2 tbsp of chopped coriander leaves
2 cup of vegetable oil

Preparation Methods
Pour 2 cup vegetable oil in large fry pan-shallow fry fry the chicken pieces until half cooked,keep aside.

In a non-stick frying pan pour in 2tbsp of olive oil,add cinnamon,clove,cardamom,bay leaves,ginger garlic paste and onions. Once the onion become translucent add the tomatoes red chillies and chillie powder. When the tomatoes release its juices add the chicken piece. Let it cook for 10 minutes covered. Then remove the lid add oyster sauce,tomato paste,dark soya sauce and lemon juice.After 10 minutes remove from flame garish with chopped coriander leaves.


Anonymous said…
nice introduction saras keep going
Anonymous said…
Sound different..will try this recipe one day and let u know...
Unknown said…
That's good introduction on how your get started Saraswathy...and not forgetting the chicken looks yummy>>>

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