Thai Chicken Curry with Potatoes and Peanuts

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2014, America's Test Kitchen TV

Green and red curries offer big heat and bracing acidity, but the milder variety known as massaman tempts with deeper, more complex flavors.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME1½ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our savory-sweet massaman curry is a Thai dish that’s spiced but not spicy. To the traditional shallots, ginger, and garlic we add dried New Mexican chiles, five-spice powder, and ground cumin as stand-ins for the traditional but hard-to-tr...

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