Basil, Lime Chicken Curry

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To vary it try different varieties of basil. Thai basil retains its flavour really well when cooked.

Ingredients

1 Chicken Breast
160ml Coconut Milk
1/2 Yellow Onion, Chopped Fine
2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
1/2 Tbsp Fresh Ginger, Grated
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
1/4 Tsp Turmeric
1/4 Tsp Black Pepper
1/4 Tsp Sea Salt
1/4 Tsp Cumin
1/4 Tsp Ground Coriander
1/8 Tsp Ground Cardamom
1/8 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
1/8 Tsp Ground Cloves

To Serve

5 Fresh Basil Leaves, Torn
1/2 Tbsp Lime Juice

Method

1. Heat Olive Oil in a pot and when hot add Onion, Ginger and Garlic, mix and cover. Let cook for 5-10 minutes, on a medium heat, or until soft.

2. Add Spices and stir together, then add Chicken, stir and cook for 5 minutes.

3. Add Coconut Milk and stir, bring to boil and then reduce to a simmer and cook uncovered for 20 minutes, bring to a boil for the final 5 minutes to thicken Sauce. Add Lime Juice and Basil just before serving.

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