Coriander Honey Chicken

Coriander Honey Chicken

Fresh herbed, sweet honey chicken with peanut sauce and a yellow sesame rice. Great for parties on the BBQ and for left-over lunches.

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Recipe

To Serve

  • Chicken breast, cut into large chunks
    2 lbs
  • Dark soy sauce
    3 tbsp
  • Garlic, peeled and crushed
    2-3
  • Ground ginger
    1 tsp
  • Ground coriander
    1.5 tsp
  • Ground tumeric
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Runny honey
    1-2
  • Coriander leaves
  • Peanut Sauce: Smooth peanut butter
    2 tbsp
  • Soy sauce
    2 tbsp
  • Soft brown sugar
    1.5 tsp
  • Lemon juice
    1 tbsp
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Yellow Sesame Rice: Basmati rice
    10 oz
  • Vegetable oil
    2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon stick
    1/2
  • Celery seeds
  • Sesame seeds
    2 tsp
  • Seedless raisins
    1 tbsp
  • Carrot, peeled and grated
    1
  • Tumeric, ground
  • Handful of Kosher or any coarse Salt
    1 tsp
  • Cold water
    0.75 pt
  • Large bowl
  • Oven tray
  • Pot

Method

1

Coriander Honey Chicken: In a large bowl, combine the soy sauce, garlic, ginger, coriander, turmeric, cayenne pepper and honey. Mix until smooth. Add the chicken to this marinade and stir it in well, making sure all the chicken has a coating. Cover with clingfilm and leave to marinade for 1-2 hours, turning the chicken occasionally. Preheat grill to low/medium heat, and cook the chicken for 12-15 minutes, turn the pieces over, baste with the leftover marinade and cook for another 12-15 minute

2

Peanut Sauce: Thoroughly combine all the above ingredients in a small bowl until very smooth. Serve with the chicken.

3

Yellow Sesame Rice: Wash rice well. Leave to soak for 30 minutes in cold water to remove as much starch as possible. Place in a sieve and run cold running water over it until the water runs clear. Drain well. Heat oil in a large pan on medium heat and add cinnamon stick and celery seeds. Stir once and add sesame seeds. Stir again and add raisins, another stir and quickly add the carrot, salt, turmeric and rice. Saute for 1-2 minutes, stirring, then add the water and bring to a boil.

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