Sunday, November 4, 2012

Spicy Chicken Chop With Mashed Potatoes


Not always a Western meal in my house but I suppose every now and then it will be a good chance instead of day in day out eating rice with sides or noodles (simple Asian style rice dish). Chicken dish (butter chicken/murgh makhani) is also a taboo for my half-half, so while he was away, I made this spicy chicken chop and for the wholesomeness, paired it with mashed potatoes. A basic simple chicken chop initially I thought of, then out came this recipe by Amy Beh, sort of similar to a Western style and the twist for the spiciness won my heart. The recipe was modified because I didn't want to buy more ingredients to clog up my pantry, so making do with what was available at home indeed the best policy.  

Ingredients
For the chicken chop
2 medium size chicken fillets - flattened to even out the thickness
oil for frying

Seasoning (a)
1 egg
1 tbsp corn flour
2 tbsp plain flour
Pepper and salt for taste
** Marinate chicken with these ingredients for at least 2 hours.

For the spicy sauce
2 tbsp butter
5 tbsp Thai chili sauce
1 tbsp tomato sauce
1 1/2 tbsp yogurt (lightly whisk to remove lumps)

For the mashed potatoes
2 medium size potatoes - boiled till tender and mashed
1 tbsp butter
Pepper and salt to taste
Spring onion as needed - chopped
*** Mix and combine these ingredients together.

Method
Deep fry chicken pieces in hot oil.
Remove and place on a serving plate.
Melt butter and add all the ingredients for the sauce.
Stir for a while and pour the sauce over fried chicken pieces.
Serve with mashed potatoes. 
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9 comments:

  1. I like the spicy thai sauce with chicken chops and the way you served it with mashed potatoes and green onion ribbons.

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  2. Chicken chop is one of my Favorite.. GOOD..

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  3. Nava, you've got some restaurant-styled food going on here. Awesome!

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  4. Brilliant colour...I'll like to do the same but include some potato skin in my mash as well. Perhaps I will grill my chicken. I am quite hopeless at frying:(

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  5. This looks SO good. I'm very hungry right now!

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  6. Interesting combination. I don't think I have ever tried eating curry and mashed potato in a meal. Am thinking of drizzling the curry sauce over the mashed potato

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  7. A simple but effectively flavoured chicken my friend, nice one :)

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  8. Great choice, NK! I can see no matter what Ang Moh food you eat, you've got to have a little Asian in there. huh? I always have to have some chilli! Your picture's great, BTW!

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