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GiGi's Playhouse Hoffman Estates • 2350 West Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 •

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GiGi’s Kitchen Adult @ 4 pm CDT 

September 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This program serves adults 18+ 

Ms. Ginger and Carmen from GiGi’s Playhouse Annapolis are excited to see you all! Today we will be working on our food prep skills while preparing a Chicken Tikka Masala over Basmati Rice. YUM! 

Ingredients List:

1 cup dry Basmati Rice
1 3/4 cups water
(Optional) 1 whole star anise OR 3 whole cloves
plus 3 whole peppercorns
1 ½ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast,
cut into bite-size pieces
2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter) or olive
1 onion, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced or grated
1 teaspoon ground ginger (or 1 Tablespoon
grated fresh ginger root)
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (to taste)
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground turmeric
½ teaspoon curry powder
1 (14 ounce) can low-salt tomato sauce
1 cup heavy whipping cream or canned
coconut milk (not the stuff you drink)
2 teaspoons paprika
1 tablespoon white sugar

GiGi’s Kitchen is designed to emphasize the importance of health and wellness through nutrition education, kitchen safety, food preparation, social activities and a shared meal/snack. Under the guidance of program leaders, participants will learn about and progress through skills including measurements, food handling, knife skills, ingredient identification, palette expansion, and nutrition. Participants will be introduced to various cooking techniques. The GiGi’s Kitchen program will build participants self-esteem and self-confidence through nutrition and wellness!   

Link to the recipe here: *Chicken Tikka Masala over Basmati Rice* 

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September 2
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Event Category:
GiGi's at home programming for people with Down syndrome