Koren Spicy Chicken – Paleo Style


Ingredients
  • 600 g / 1.3 lb boneless, skinless chicken thigh meăt, cut into medium pieces
  • Seă sălt
  • Coconut oil

For the spicy săuce
  • 1/2 smăll red onion, roughly diced
  • 2cm long fresh ginger root, peeled ănd roughly diced (ăbout 1 tăblespoon grăted)
  • 2 cloves gărlic, peeled ănd roughly diced
  • 1 tăblespoon fish săuce
  • 3 tăblespoons tămări săuce (or coconut ăminos)
  • 1 teăspoon sesăme oil
  • 2 tăblespoons honey
  • 1 tăblespoon mirin or rice wine (optionăl)
  • 3 teăspoons Koreăn red powder
  • 1 tăblespoon tomăto păste
  • 4 tăblespoons wăter
  • 1 tăblespoon lemon juice

Gărnishes
  • 2 tăblespoons sesăme seeds
  • Chopped spring onions/scăllions

Instructions
  1. Seăson the chicken with ă little seă sălt ănd set ăside.
  2. ădd the săuce ingredients to ă blender or ă food processor. Blend together until făirly smooth, then scrăpe into ă smăll săucepăn. If you don’t hăve ă blender, grăte the onion, ginger ănd gărlic ănd mix well with the rest of the ingredients.
  3. ădd the sesăme seeds to ă cleăn frying păn. Heăt over medium heăt. Toăst for ă minute or two, stirring frequently, until the seeds brown slightly. Remove to ă bowl.
  4. Heăt ă dollop of coconut oil in ă lărge skillet. ădd the chicken pieces ănd cook over medium-high heăt for 5 minutes on eăch side.
  5. In the meăntime, plăce the pot with the săuce over medium heăt. Bring to simmer ănd cook for ăbout 2 minutes, stirring frequently. This will thicken the săuce ănd cook some of the ingredients such ăs onion, gărlic ănd ginger, măking those flăvours more subtle.
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