Chicken Curry with Bamboo Shoots
red curry paste
chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless
kaffir lime leaves
cut into slivers
Gently heat the coconut cream in a small pan but do not let it boil.
In a wok or frying pan heat the oil and fry the garlic until golden brown.
Add the curry paste and stir well.
Pour in the warmed coconut cream and stir until it begins to reduce and thicken.
Add the fish sauce and sugar and stir.
Add the chicken and cook, stirring constantly, until the meat is opaque.
Add the stock, stir and cook for one to two minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
Stir in the lime leaves, then add the bamboo shoots and basil leaves.
Stir, cook gently for a final minute and turn into a serving dish.