"Michael "Dog3" Lonergan" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected] > Yes, the Lord of the house decided to cook. He made his rendition of > curried chicken. It was actually really good. However it lacked > something. I'm hoping the terrific cooks on RFC can help me tweak the > recipe. I'm not into the curry type sauces. Here goes: > > 1 1/2 cups half and half (I woulda used cream) > 4 tablespoons butter > 1 tablespoon cornstarch > 6 tablespoons dry sherry (I woulda used white wine and drank the > rest of the bottle) > 1 teaspoon of really good curry powder > 3/4 teaspoon of salt > 1/8 teaspoon of Cayenne pepper (optional... my ass) > 2 cups of cooked, cubed chicken (He used 3 pounds) > 1 1/2 cups of cooked rice The main things I would do differently would be to add onion and garlic and about twice the amount, if not more, of curry powder. Sautee the onion first til soft, then add the curry powder and sautee gently for 3 or 4 more minutes. Then proceed.