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.
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!
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Suggested Equipment & Products
baking dish 9 x 13
Large Non-Stick Pan
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