"Daube de poulet"
1 kg chicken (cut into small pieces)
2 large chopped onions,
1 tablespoon crushed garlic
1 teaspoon crushed ginger,
1 cinnamon stick
2 teaspoon thyme,
2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves,
500 grams can of crushed tomatoes,
3 medium chillies chopped,
Oil, salt and pepper to taste.
Fry the onions in the oil and then add the garlic and ginger. Stir for a little while.
Add the chicken pieces, cloves, cinnamon stick, thyme, chilles, some salt and stir well.
Leave to cook for a good little while and then add the crushed tomatoes.
Leave to cook on low heat and add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve with rice, lentils or dholl.
NOTE: We would like to say a big thank you to the author of the recipe book called "Mauritian Delights", Mrs Lalita Sookhee, who has kindly given us the authorisation to copy some of the recipes that are in her book. If you wish to buy the "Mauritian Delights" recipe book which contains over 300 absolutely delicious mauritian recipes, please contact Mrs Lalita Sookee at Lsookhee@usa.net or Connect@netcourrier.com.