Chicken Karahi for Two

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2022

The sweet fragrance of this Pakistani staple draws you in. Then comes a blaze of chiles, the zingy thrill of ginger, and the cooling relief of fresh cilantro.

SERVES 2 to 3

TIME 1 hour

Chicken Karahi for Two

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

In Pakistan, fresh and fiery chicken karahi is a beloved street food as well as a favorite home-cooked meal. Our version starts with “karahi cut” chicken, or relatively small, bone-in, skinless pieces: We used halved bone-in, skinless thigh...

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