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Day 21 - A recipe

Hmmmm.......
This is a toughie.
Generally I don't follow recipes.
I get an idea, I try to figure out how to do it and I do it.
Before I went on my trip I made a yummy curry.
Here is what I did:

Ingredients:
1 large onion
1 green pepper (bell pepper)
I red pepper (bell pepper)
4 chicken breasts (chopped)
2 tbsp curry paste (whatever you prefer, we used madras paste)
2 tbsp of soy sauce
3-4 tbsp cream cheese.
2 tsp olive oil
Salt and pepper to season
Coriander leaves to garnish.
Rice to serve.

Method:
Add the olive oil in a hot frying pan.
Add the chicken and fry until it starts to brown.
Add in the peppers and onions.
When the vegetables begin to soften add in the curry paste and soy sauce.
Stir until the paste is evenly coating the vegetables and chicken.
Add in the cream cheese.
Allow to simmer until the cheese has melted into a creamy sauce.
Season with salt and pepper.

Serve the chicken on a bed of rice and garnish with some torn coriander leaves.



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