Make Creamy Soursop Chicken

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Soursop, guanavana, or guyabano is a thorny, green to greenish brown fruit that is creamy, sour, and sweet, all at the same time. It is often used in candies and smoothies because of its refreshing taste. When you cut the fruit open, the white flesh may remind you of a coconut, but when you taste it, it is more like a combination of pineapples, bananas, and strawberries. That is why this tropical fruit can be used in savory dishes as well. Combining soursop with meats is not a popular practice, however, once you try it, you will experience a brand new taste sensation. Soursop is also known for its anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antinociceptive, anti-diabetic, cytotoxic, and antileishmanial. Knowing how to make creamy soursop chicken is definitely a delicious start to eating healthier. Once you're done with this recipe, you'll be a star in your kitchen and give your family the enjoyment of guilt-free eating.

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Serves: 6-8 people

Preparation and cooking time: 55 minutes

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How to Make Creamy Soursop Chicken

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Ingredients

  • 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of chopped chicken (any combination of chicken parts will do)
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of high quality fish sauce (you can add more as you go, according to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon of coco sugar
  • 1 medium soursop (peeled, de-seeded, and chopped)
  • 4 cloves of garlic (chopped)
  • 1 white onion (chopped)
  • 3 medium potatoes (cubed)
  • 2 medium carrots (cubed)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 2 small chilies (minced)
  • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) of vegetable oil or canola oil for sautéing
  • 2 cups (500 ml) of water
  • chopped chives (garnish)
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Directions

  1. 1
    Heat a 28-inch non-stick pan with cover and pour in 1 tablespoon of cooking oil
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  2. 2
    Brown the chicken pieces.
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  3. 3
    Add the onions, garlic, chillies, and red bell peppers to the chicken, and sauté
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  4. 4
    Add a tablespoon of fish sauce
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    Sauté some more.
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  5. 5
    Add a cup of water
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    Cover the pan and let it simmer for ten minutes.
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  6. 6
    Add the sugar, the rest of the fish sauce, a cup of water, carrots, and potatoes
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    Simmer until the vegetables are tender.
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  7. 7
    Add the already prepared soursop.
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  8. 8
    Simmer until the consistency of the sauce is thick and creamy.
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  9. 9
    Balance the taste by adding more water, more sugar, or more fish sauce.
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  10. 10
    Simmer for another five minutes.
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  11. 11
    Garnish with chopped chives and toasted garlic
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  12. 12
    Serve hot and enjoy!
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Serving Suggestions

You can serve this dish with any kind of cooked rice. You can also have pita bread or tortillas on the side. Ice-cold beverages are perfect with this tropical dish. It can be your main course for lunch or dinner. However, you can also have it as an appetizer.

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Tips

  • Chop and de-seed the soursop the night before you cook it. Just make sure you place it in an air-tight food container before you put it in your fridge.
  • Choose a very ripe soursop. The skin should be soft to the touch. The riper the soursop, the creamier the dish will be.
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