Kyettha sikyan yakyan (spiced game hen stew)
Game Poultry Stews
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Title: Kyettha sikyan yakyan (spiced game hen stew)
Categories: Burma, Poultry
Yield: 4 Servings
1 tb Corn OR peanut oil
1/8 ts Ground turmeric
2 tb Thin-sliced onion
1/2 ts Chopped fresh ginger
1 Clove garlic, sliced
1/2 ts Dried hot red chili flakes
1 Stalk lemongrass, cut into
-4-inch pieces and lightly
1 Cornish game hen, incl.
-giblets, cut into 8 pieces
1 tb Fish sauce (nam pya ye)
1/2 ts Salt
1 c Chicken broth
1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the turmeric, onion, ginger,
garlic, and chili flakes, and stir fry over moderate heat for 2
minutes. Add the lemongrass and fry for 1 minute more.
2. Add the hen and fry for 4 minutes, stirring constantly.
3. Add the fish sauce, salt, and broth. Bring to a boil, cover the
pan, and cook over moderately low heat for 30 minutes. The sauce will
reduce and thicken.
Serve warm with rice and salad.
From: THE BURMESE KITCHEN by Copeland Marks and Aung Thein, Evans and
Company, Inc., New York. 1987. ISBN 0-87131-524-6 Posted
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