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I was gifted a Cast Iron Balti Dish and immediately started researching recipes and the type of cuisine to prepare in it.  I learned A LOT!  Balti is a cooking method traced back to Southern Asia and is named for the dish in which it is made.  It’s similar to Indian curries and contains meat, vegetables, and spices.  The main difference is how the dish is served but the ingredients used are cooked the same way.  Balti dishes are stir-fried with vegetable oil over high heat in a flat-bottomed wok.  Most often lamb is used, but you can find chicken or pork recipes as well. My recipe is for Chicken Balti, and you can view the recipe by clicking here. The sauce is a delicious and rich curry that is tomato based with plenty of onion, garlic, and spices, that complements the tender chicken very well.  It’s really flavorful and tasty, fragrant…and SPICY! Start by heating oil in the Balti dish … Continue reading

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Slow cooker meals are great for any time of year.  Simply set it and forget it and you have a tasty meal that is hearty, filling, and will feed the whole family.  That’s what my recipe for Slow Cooker Shredded Thai Curry Chicken is…. simple but delicious.  The chicken is braised in a coconut-curry mixture and is moist and tender.  The coconut-curry is Thai style with a base of coconut milk, onions, peppers (spicy), sugar (sweet), fish sauce (tangy), and lime juice (citrus)…it’s like a flavor explosion in your mouth.  You then finish the dish with fresh herbs and serve it over a bed of rice. The recipe can be found here. Start by placing the chicken in the bowl of the slow cooker.  Top with the coconut milk, curry powder, fish sauce (or you can substitute soy sauce), lime juice, brown sugar, green onions, red onion, jalapeno, garlic, and ginger. Cover and cook on LOW … Continue reading

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