Baltic chicken

As a follow-up to my Piet Huysentruyt blog, here is a recipe from the man himself. I saw it for the first time on his show SOS Piet, I liked the vibe of the recipe (I just can’t resist spicy food, and believe me, this dish is spicy!) so I decided to try out! Here follows a translated version, but if you would like to take a look at the original recipe in Dutch, you can find it here. (btw: the ingredients list might seem long, but if stored correctly the spices hold really long so consider it as an investment for the future!)

Baltic chickenIngredients:
  • 2 tbsp groundnut oil
  • half oninon, diced
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces
  • 3 tomates, diced into eights
  • 0,5 liter water
  • some vegetable stock (cube)
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 tbsp flower
  • 1 chili, finely chopped
  • 1 green and 1 yellow paprika, cut into large chunks
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • some freshly picked coriander (aka cilantro) to finish up with
Preparation:
  • Put a large wok on a high heat and let the oil warm up
  • Braise the diced onion
  • Spice the chicken well with turmeric, cumin, chili powder and cury
  • Add the chicken to the wok and sauté each side until nice and brown
  • Add tomatoes and water
  • Add the stock, tomato purée, chili pepper, garlic and flower
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, then add the paprika and continue to simmer on a low heat (without a lid!) for about 35-40 minutes.
  • When serving, sprinkle with some fresh coriander.
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2 Responses to Baltic chicken

  1. Hannelore says:

    Looks delish!

  2. Hannelore says:

    I think my made that.. but less spicy =p was soo good!

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