recipe for Fruity Chicken Curry has been reproduced
courtesy of Great
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British Chicken message is a passion for the
importance of buying British chicken as it assures the
consumer of a certain standard whilst supporting UK
produce. Its remit is to educate British consumers about
the benefits of buying British chicken and how to identify
it as such by looking for the Red Tractor and Union
Jack on packs oc chicken or by asking their butcher.
Great British Chicken wants people to be able to make
an informed choice about the chicken they buy.
Chicken is the UK's favourite meat - it accounts for
43% of all the meat we eat in this country. This should
come as no surprise: not only is chicken tasty, versatile
and easy to prepare but it is also higher in protein
and lower in fat than red meat, making it a nutritious,
healthy choice that will tempt the whole family's tastebuds.
legend Sally Gunnell, who still holds the 400m hurdles
world record, is a big fan of British chicken.
an athlete, it was essential to eat lots of fresh, good
quality, nutritious foods and chicken was one of my
staple ingredients. Not only is it lower in fat than
red meat, its also higher in protein which
gives you energy.
not competing anymore apart for fun but
Ive maintained these healthy eating habits throughout
my life and try to feed my husband and three young sons
a balanced, nourishing diet.
a parent, and the daughter of a poultry farmer, Sally
is passionate about knowing where her meat comes from,
and supports local producers wherever possible.
eat chicken at least three times a week, and only British
will do. I ask my butcher, or if I'm in the supermarket
I always look for the Red Tractor and Union Jack. That
way I know the chicken was produced to high standards
and can be traced back to the British farm it cam from."
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Choose chicken with the Red Tractor and Union Jack on
pack and you'll know it was produced to high standards
and can be traced back to the independently-checked
British farm it came from. Or ask your butcher if it's
fruity chicken curry dish is sure to set the taste buds
tingling. This recipe is ideal for entertaining, as
preparing it the night before will make it taste even
Fruity Chicken Curry
British chicken skinless chicken fillets, cubed
4 tbsp malt vinegar
2 tsp curry powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1/4 tsp turmeric
1 clove garlic, crushed
1cm / 1/2 inch ginger, crushed
4 tbsp brown sugar
4 tbsp oil
2 large onions, sliced
175g / 6oz semi dried apricots, chopped
1/4 tsp peppercorns
Fruity Chicken Curry
the vinegar, curry powder, cumin, coriander, turmeric,
garlic, ginger and sugar together.
the chicken and mix. Leave to marinate for 20 minutes.
the oil in a large pan and add the onions. Cook until
beginning to colour golden.
the cloves and peppercorns and colour for 30 seconds.
the chicken and marinade into the pan with the onions
and simmer for 30 minutes or until the chicken is
the apricots, cover and cook for a further 15 minutes.
with pilau rice and chutneys.
with permission of Great