Baked Chicken in Indian Spices

I have been meaning to make this chicken recipe for a long long time; about 23 years now! I finally got around to doing it. It is such a wonderful dish and brings back good memories of my first couple of months in the United States. This recipe was served to my husband and I by my wonderful sister-in-law when I first visited her home. The recipe is called “Indian Chicken” and is from the More With Less cookbook. Even though this is called Indian chicken, this doesn’t taste like most Indian dishes, because it has soy sauce and honey. I remembered, however, that it was very tasty!

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Red Chicken Curry

Curry was a dish I ate practically every day while growing up. My mother would make curry with whatever vegetables, meat, or fish she had on hand. While every household made curry, it tasted different by household and even from day to day since a lot of variation is possible. My mom never made curry the same way every time. One of my absolute favorites was red chicken curry, but we only ate this when it was tomato season.

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Eggplant with Chickpeas

If you’ve been following my blog you know I’ve put in a new garden this year. One of the things I’ve tried is eggplant. Eggplant pairs well with spicy, sweet, and savory flavors. At first the eggplant in my garden wasn’t doing too well but by now in September it’s producing well. It complements Indian dishes like the curry I will make today. I am making an eggplant curry with chickpeas. The chickpeas add a really nice texture and color to the dish.

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