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Smoked Chicken Delight with Mango Curry Sauce


3 Tablespoons corn or peanut oil
3/4 cup onion, chopped
1/2"" fresh ginger, chopped
3 garlic cloves, chopped
2 1/2 pounds smoked boneless chicken breast, skinned
1 1/2 cups water
Salt and pepper to taste
3/4 cup fresh mango, diced
2 Tablespoons tamarind paste dissolved in 1/4 cup water
Curry paste to taste
1/2 cup diced tomato, fresh or canned
1 Tablespoon brown sugar
2 Tablespoons fresh mint, chopped


Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the onion for a minute.
Add the ginger, garlic and stir fry another minute.
Add the chicken breasts and brown them on both sides.
Add the water, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
Cover the pan and simmer over low heat for 1/2 hour.
Add the diced tomato, diced mango.
Strain the tamarind liquid into the pan.
Add the sugar. Cook over low heat for another 1/2 hour to reduce some of the liquid and thicken the sauce.
Add the chopped mint and curry paste to taste. Yield: 6 servings