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macau baked portuguese chicken rice

Macau-Style Baked Portuguese Chicken Rice

christieathome
Macau-Style Baked Portuguese Chicken Rice. Delicious comforting chicken baked under melting cheese over rice with a coconut curry sauce. The sauce has a mild curry taste and a lovely coconut scent. When that sauce is baked over the tender chicken thighs with cheese and rice it is pure heaven in your mouth.
5 from 2 votes
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine asian, Chinese, Hong Kong Style, macau, portuguese
Servings 5
Calories 1071 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs sliced into half, skinless boneless recommended
  • 1 cup shredded cheese

Fried rice:

Chicken marinade:

Coconut Curry Sauce:

Instructions
 

  • Slice chicken thighs into half. Marinate chicken in cooking wine, salt, garlic powder, curry powder.
  • Peel and dice potatoes. Then boil in hot water for 5 minutes until fork tender. Strain and set aside.
  • In a large pan over medium high heat, add 2 tbsp cooking oil and cooked rice. Break rice apart. Then add soy sauce and eggs. Mix everything together until eggs are cooked. Transfer rice into a 9x13 baking dish and spread out evenly.
  • Preheat oven to 500 degrees F.
  • In the same cooking pan over high heat, add 1 tbsp cooking oil and diced onions. Followed by marinated chicken thighs. Brown chicken on each side for 5 minutes. Next add cooked potatoes, coconut milk, turmeric, curry powder and salt. Mix well.
  • Spoon chicken and sauce over fried rice and spread out evenly. Sprinkle cheese over top. Broil in the oven for 5-10 minutes until cheese has melted and browns slightly. Enjoy!

NOTES

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Suggested Equipment & Products

baking dish 9 x 13
Measuring Set
Cutting Board
Santoku Knife
Large Non-Stick Pan
Rice Cooker
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Nutrition
Calories: 1071kcal | Carbohydrates: 100g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 282mg | Sodium: 903mg | Potassium: 1042mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 455IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 205mg | Iron: 6mg