National Curried Chicken Day

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Curried Chicken is a chicken dish that has been cooked with the primary ingredients of curry - coriander, cumin and turmeric, plus other ingredients. It is best served with hot rice and fresh naanbread.

Five fun facts:

  1. The word "curry" is an anglicized version of a Tamil word "kari" - a dish cooked with spices.
  2.  Curry powder is really "garam masala" -a blend of spices.
  3.  To make a hot curry mild, all you need to do is add coconut milk when it's cooking.
  4.  The concept of curry originated in India, but there are many different variations from all over the world.
  5.  Curcumin, the yellow pigment in curry powder is being seriously looked at by scientists as a tool that fights Alzheimer's Disease.

Some curried chicken recipes:

Curried Chicken and Rice Soup
Curried Chicken Salad Canapes 
Curried Chicken with Fresh and Dried Cranberries
Curried Chicken Soup
Curried Orange Chicken

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