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Apr 17, 2020
Nursery Recipes – Mango Chicken
Another firm favourite at mealtime with the children at Acorns is Mango Chicken – a mild fruity curry-based dish.
2 tbsp olive oil
1 large onion chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 red pepper diced
2 tbsp freshly grated ginger
2 tbsp mild curry powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
2 mangoes peeled and diced
2 tbsp white vinegar
400ml tin coconut milk
400g chicken breast diced into small pieces
Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the onions and stir for about 5 minutes. Add the red pepper, garlic and ginger and cook for another minute. Add the curry powder and cumin, cook for a few more minutes.
Add the vinegar, coconut milk, and one of the two chopped mangoes to the pan. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to a low simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour the sauce into a blender and purée the sauce until smooth. Return the sauce to the pan.
Add remaining chopped mango to the pan. Cook at a very low temperature for another minute or two.
Serve with brown rice, chopped cucumbers and mini poppadoms.
Acorns Nurseries are now providers of the Childcare Offer in Wales for eligible working parents of 3-4 year olds. Parents can apply by contacting the local Family Information Service.