Kapitan Curry Chicken



Kapitan chicken curry is a Peranakan Nyonya dish which is widely available now in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. The term Kapitan, a corruption of the word Captain, was introduced by the Portuguese when they conquered Melaka in the early 16th century. The curry texture is richer, drier, thicker than the of the standard chicken curry, and is immediately recognizable by its distinct Southeast Asian flavor from local spices & herbs such as galangal, candlenuts, lemongrass, belacan (shrimp paste )and kaffir lime leaves.