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Video: Vikram Vij cooks chicken coconut curry

Cook Chicken Coconut Curry live with Vancouver-based chef Vikram Vij. In this latest cooking segment, Chef Vij will be joined by his sous-chef, 11-year old Liam Lewis. During the broadcast tweet your questions live to Vikram, using the hashtag #VijCookLive. 

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Here are the ingredients you will need to follow along.

Shopping list:

  • 2 chicken thighs deboned, skin off, chopped
  • 2 chicken breasts, skin off, chopped
  • ½ tsp saffron (optional)
  • 1/3 cup cooking oil
  • 1 Tbsp cumin seeds or black mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp asafetida (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped garlic (6 medium cloves)
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp paprika (optional)
  • 5 cups coconut milk
  • 2 cups stock (chicken or vegetable)
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro (optional)

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