Chicken Legs in Curry Sauce with Coconut Milk

Chicken legs baked in the oven are curry gravy and softened with an aroma of coconut milk.

Cook tender chicken meat with spicy herbs, and add to all this splendor a fresh fruit accent of peach salsa.

Chicken legs

Ingredients:

  • Chicken thighs (with skin) – 4 pcs.
  • Dried flakes of chili pepper – ½ tsp.
  • Dry thyme – ¼ tsp
  • Dried oregano – ¼ tsp
  • Olive oil – 2 tbsp.
  • Salt

Curry sauce:

  • Red curry paste -70 g
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp.
  • Coconut milk – 400 ml
  • Water – 100 ml
  • Kafir lime – 2-3 leaves
  • Fish sauce (Nam Pla) -1 tsp.
  • Sugar -1 tbsp.
  • Salt – a pinch

Peaches Salsa:

  • Large ripe peaches – 2-3 pcs.
  • Small red onions – 1 pcs.
  • Little chili pepper – 1 pcs.
  • Green basil – 8 leaves
  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp.
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp.
  • Salt – a pinch.

Chicken Legs – Preparation:

  • Mix the flakes of red pepper, spicy herbs, salt, 1 tbsp. of olive oil.
  • Cut the chicken thighs into two parts. Grease them with a mix of spices and oil and leave to marinate for 10-15 minutes.

Chicken legs

  • While the chicken is marinated, cook the curry sauce.
  • Heat olive oil in a frying pan, add curry paste, fry it, stirring, 2-3 minutes.
  • Pour in frying pan water, stir, add coconut milk, sugar, fish sauce, leaves of kafir lime, salt if necessary and cooked slowly over 4-5 minutes.
  • Heat the oven to 200 ° C.
  • Preheat in a frying pan 1 tbsp. of olive oil and fry pieces of chicken on medium heat until rouge, and then put them into a deep baking dish.
  • Pour in curry sauce and put into the oven.  Bake for 30-40 minutes.

Chicken legs

  • Prepare the fruit salsa.
  • Cut the peaches in half, remove the stone, peel, cut into cubes.
  • Peel and finely chop the onion.
  • Remove seeds from chili and cut it very finely.
  • Mix all the ingredients by adding lemon juice, finely chopped basil leaves and olive oil. Add salt to taste.
  • Take the cooked chicken legs out of the oven, let it stand for 5 minutes and serve.

Chicken legs

Chicken legs

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