At The Foothills of Everest, Nepalese Have Enjoyed This Chicken Dish That Brings Vitality & Spirit

by Chris Jacob - Date: 2006-12-06 - Word Count: 296 Share This!

Welcome to the Gourmet Chicken Series. Today we bring you the Nepalese special dish that heals and revitalizes Mind, Body and Spirit, Chicken Chow Chow

Ingredients: 1 lb. Tibetan noodles (similar to spaghetti or cavatelli), 1/2 lb. chicken cut into ¼-in. slices in 1.5-in. length, 2 cups of mixed vegetables (carrots, bean sprouts, green beans, green pepper and celery), 2 cups spinach washed and cut into pieces, 2 tbsp. mustard oil for browning chicken, 1 cup chopped onion, 1 tbsp. minced garlic, 1 tbsp. minced ginger, 1 tsp. turmeric, 1/2 tsp. cumin powder, 3 fresh chilies julienned, 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes, 2 tbsp. yogurt, 2 tbsp. soy sauce, 2 tbsp. musturd oil for pan-frying, salt and pepper to taste, 1/2 cup green onion cut in 1" length for garnish

1. Cook noodles in boiling salted water until slightly undercooked. Drain and rinse.
2. In a non-stick pan heat 2 tbsp. of musturd oil.
3. Brown chicken until ¾ way cooked.
4. Transfer the browned chicken to a bowl. Drain the leftover oil.
5. In the pan, heat 2 tbsp. of musturd oil. Splitter fenugreek seeds until they turn dark.
6. Add onions, fry till light brown.
7. Add turmeric, garlic, ginger, cumin powder, and chilies. Stir well for 1 min.
8. Transfer the browned pieces of chicken to the pan; stir well, gradually adding soy sauce and yoghurt.
9. Cook in medium heat until the chicken is tender, about 5 min.
10. Add the noodles and vegetables to the chicken mixture, pan-fry for about 5 min until the vegetables are tender.
11. Add tomatoes and spinach, and fold into the noodles for a minute or so, until spinach is wilted and the excess liquid is completely evaporated off.
12. Garnish with green onions. serve with roti.

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Chris Jacob is a fascinating individual who just can't seem to help himself and try everything. Last Year he was in IT, yesterday he was in China and today he is an artist....well at least helping artists paint beautiful paintings just for you. Own your own Mona Lisa Oil Painting at (The Oil Painting Extravaganza).

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