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Friday, July 31, 2015

Recipe: Curry Chicken with Toast Box Asian Delights

To commemorate Singapore's 50th year, Toast Box has recently launched their Asian Delights ready-to-cook paste, which features the nation's all-time favourite: Curry Chicken, Mee Rebus, Mee Siam, and Laksa. 

These little packet of babies are good for 2-3 persons, and contain no artificial trans fats and coloring. The best thing is that only a little preparation is needed to whip up an impressive meal for your family and friends.

For myself, curry chicken tops the list of my favourite food, and thus, I have particular high standards for this dish. The curry gravy is the star of the dish, and Toast Box's rendition was wonderful. In fact, a seasoned chef like my mother seconded the high standards, despite not having to make the gravy from scratch.

Difficulty: Easy
Yields curry chicken for 3 pax


1 packet of Toast Box Asian Delight Curry Chicken Paste
430g fresh chicken (I used chicken wings)
230g potatoes, peeled and chopped into large pieces
145ml coconut milk
200ml water

curry leaves for garnishing

1. Season chicken pieces with curry chicken paste and let it sit for 20-30 minutes.

2. Boil the potatoes for about 5 minutes in a pot. Pat dry, and fry it over medium-high heat in a pan.

3. Remove the potatoes from the pan, and let it sit on a kitchen paper to absorb the oil.

4. Stir-fry the seasoned chicken pieces for 1 minute. Add  200ml of water. Bring it to boil and simmer for 13 minutes

5. Add the fried potatoes and coconut milk

6. Garnish with curry leaves, and serve alongside baguette or white rice.

If you're looking for gifts to home-sick Singaporeans or hoping to introduce our local dishes to your foreigner friends, look no further than the Asian Delights. They are nicely vacuumed packed to seal in the robust flavours too!

From now to 10 August 2015, join Toast Box in celebrating the nation’s 50th birthday with these in-store promotions. Terms and conditions apply, while stocks last! 

$0.50 off purchase of any Asian Delight Ready-to-Cook Paste (U.P. $6.50 – $6.80)
$5.00 off purchase of Coffee Brew & Coffee Powder Set (U.P. $27.90)

Customers can also purchase a box of any 4 packets of Asian Delight Ready-to-Cook Paste at $25 (U.P. $26 – $27.20). They are currently available for sale at all Toast Box’s outlets in Singapore (except Queenstown MRT Station and Wisma Atria Basement 1).

I've yet to try out the other three packets, but one thing is for sure - I can't wait! Once again, I would like to thank  William (from Influencer Network) and Toast Box Singapore for the lobang!