September 8, 2007

Kare with Chicken- Japanese Curry

Kare Raisu is a very popular dish in Japan. "Kare" means "curry" and "Raisu" means "rice." This curry is slightly thicker than other Asian curries. One can make this with their choice of meat- chicken, pork or beef. You can even add vegetables like carrots and potato along with the meat. The roux or the curry-sauce mix is readily available in the international aisle of any grocery store and in all Asian stores.

Preparation time:10 mins
Cooking time:20 mins

1 lb chicken breasts diced
1 large onion chopped
1 roux packet(Golden Curry Sauce mix)-use the entire slab
2 tbsp olive oil

Heat oil in a pan.Add the onions and saute till transparent. Now add the chicken and stir fry on high for 3-4 mins. Add water. Lower the flame and bring it to a boil. Finally, add the roux and keep stirring. Once the roux has melted,lower the heat. Cover and cook till done.

Note: You can also add potatoes and carrots along with chicken if you like.


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