Chicken Colombo

  • 4 to 6 servings

Difficulty: Easy

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  1. Heat 30 ml (2 tbsp.) olive oil in a Dutch oven on medium high and sauté spices for 30 seconds. Add chicken pieces, salt, and pepper, then brown chicken till it’s nice and brown on all sides. Remove chicken and set aside.
  2. Add remaining oil to the Dutch oven and sauté onion, green hot pepper, garlic, chili flakes, and Colombo powder for 2 minutes. Add lime juice, coconut milk, potato cubes, and sweet potato cubes.
  3. Cover Dutch oven and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add zucchini and simmer uncovered another 15 minutes to thicken the sauce. Adjust seasoning.
  5. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve with white rice.
Chef's tip

This is even better a day later, so feel free to whip it up the day before.