Northern Thai chicken and noodle curry

Northern Thai chicken and noodle curryA homestyle Thai dish to warm the belly and soothe a weeknight hunger. Why take out when you can eat in?

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 90g (1/3 cup) Valcom Red Curry Paste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 270ml can coconut milk
  • 8 (about 950g) chicken thigh fillets, trimmed, halved
  • 1 large red onion, cut into wedges
  • 250ml (1 cup) Massel salt reduced chicken style liquid stock
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 200g dried egg noodles
  • 1 large lime
  • Fresh bean sprouts, trimmed, to serve
  • Fresh coriander leaves, to serve
  • Fried shallots, to serve

Method

Step 1 Heat the oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the paste, ground coriander, curry powder and turmeric. Cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes or until aromatic. Add half the coconut milk. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until oil separates. Add the chicken. Cook, stirring, for 4 minutes.

Step 2  Stir the onion, stock, brown sugar, fish sauce and the remaining coconut milk into the chicken mixture. Simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Simmer, uncovered, for 6 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

Step 3  Meanwhile, cook the noodles in a saucepan of boiling water following packet directions. Drain. Refresh under cold running water. Divide noodles among serving bowls.

Step 4  Cut half the lime into quarters. Juice remaining lime. Add lime juice to the curry. Ladle curry over noodles. Top with the bean sprouts, coriander and shallots. Serve with lime wedges.

Notes:  Farmers Union Greek Style Natural Yogurt is nutritious and delicious. Made from all-natural ingredients, this thick and creamy yogurt tastes great on its own or is the perfect ingredient to use in a variety of dishes.

Source:  Author:  Katrina Woodman, Image credit – Jeremy Simons, Publication: Taste Magazine

Link to recipe on taste.com.au

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Easy Yoghurt Focaccia

Easy yoghurt focacciaAdd your favourite toppings to this easy focaccia – simple enough for the kids to make.

Ingredients

  • 450g (3 cups) bread flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 390g (1 1/2 cups) Farmers Union Greek Style Natural Yogurt
  • 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil, plus 3 tsp extra
  • 40g (1/4 cup) pitted kalamata olives, chopped
  • 100g cherry truss tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons small fresh basil leaves, plus extra, to serve

Method

Step 1  Preheat oven to 225C/205C fan-forced. Grease a large baking tray well with olive oil.

Step 2  Sift flour, baking powder and bicarb into a large bowl. Add 1 teaspoon oregano and 1 1/2 teaspoon salt. Stir to combine. Make a well in centre.

Step 3  Add the yogurt and olive oil to the well. Stir to combine (dough will not completely come together). Turn onto a lightly floured surface. Bring dough together and knead for 2 minutes or until smooth.

Step 4  Place dough on prepared tray and shape into a 30 x 22cm rectangle. Scatter with olives, tomato and basil. Gently press into dough. Drizzle with extra oil. Sprinkle with remaining oregano and salt. Bake for 23-25 minutes until dark golden. Top with extra basil leaves and serve warm.

Notes:  Farmers Union Greek Style Natural Yogurt is nutritious and delicious. Made from all-natural ingredients, this thick and creamy yogurt tastes great on its own or is the perfect ingredient to use in a variety of dishes.

Source:  Author:  Katrina Woodman, Image credit – (N/A), Publication: Taste Magazine

Link to recipe on taste.com.au