Chicken Jalfrezi– hot lunch recipe wagon presents a hot lunch you can take to work or school. Our recipes are quick, easy and less than 30 minutes to cook. Cook our recipes the night before, refrigerate and reheat the next day. Or, on the other hand, you can cook our meals and freeze them for next week’s lunch. Our special today isChicken Jalfrezi
HOT LUNCH RECIPE WAGON: Chicken Jalfrezi (Murgh Jalfrezi
Jalfrezi is a dish in which meat or vegetables are fried in oil and spices to produce a thick dry sauce. Peppers onions and fresh grren chilies are then added to make a medium – hot curry.
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 onions chopped
4 garlic cloves , sliced
2 green chilies, chopped
4 teaspoons Manju’s quick Curry Paste
1 teaspoon tomato paste
¼ teaspoon salt
18 ounces skinless chicken breast, chopped into bite sized pieces
2-inch piece gingerroot, peeled and grated
2 green bell peppers, seeded and sliced
the oil in a saucepan over a moderate heat. Add the onions chilies and garlic, fry, stirring frequently, 6 to 8 minutes until the onions are browned
the curry paste, tomato paste and salt and stir 1 minute. Stir in the chicken pieces and continue stirring 7 to 8 minutes until they change color and the spices blend with the chicken.
1 cup water to a boil and stir this into the pan
the ginger and green peppers, simmer, uncovered 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until the sauce thickens and the chicken is cooked through. Check by cutting a piece of chicken in half – the juices should run clear. Pack warm in a heated meal tote for a hot meal on the go.
You can carry your hot lunch in a heated lunch tote.
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