Curried Sweet Chicken With Peppers And Sesame Seeds

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  • Makes: 4
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Ready in: 20 mins
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Curried Sweet Chicken With Peppers And Sesame Seeds


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 55g/2oz chopped onion
  • 150ml/½ pint red wine
  • 150ml/½ pint water
  • 2 tsp mild curry paste
  • 2 tsp tomato puree
  • About 425ml/15fl oz mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp apricot jam
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh chives or parsley
  • 25g/1oz sesame seeds
  • 350g/12oz cooked chicken,or smoked chicken
  • 1 small iceberg lettuce, roughly chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

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  1. Heat the oil in a small pan, add the chopped onion and cook gently until softened but do not allow to brown.
  2. Add the wine, water, curry paste and tomato puree and bring to the boil then simmer rapidly until reduced to a thick sauce. Allow to cool.
  3. Place the mayo in a bowl with the jam, chives or parsley and sesame seeds and stir together well.
  4. Add the red wine mixture and chicken and season.
  5. To serve, spoon the chicken over the chopped lettuce and toss well to mix. Serve with crusty bread and a squeeze of lemon or lime juice.

Phil's Tips

You can make this mixture hotter and spicier by adding a little more curry paste or a pinch of chilli powder to the sauce.