Healthy chicken and coconut curry recipe

Healthy chicken and coconut curry recipe


On the table in 40 minutes, this creamy coconut chicken curry is full of fresh vegies and served with quinoa for a healthy dinner.

The ingredient of Healthy chicken and coconut curry recipe

  1. 1 large red onion
  2. 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  3. 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  4. 3 long fresh red chillies, chopped
  5. 1 stick lemongrass, white part only, chopped
  6. 1/4 cup chopped coriander stems and leaves, plus extra leaves to serve
  7. Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime
  8. 3 teaspoons macadamia oil
  9. 500g chicken breast fillets, coarsely chopped
  10. 250ml (1 cup) light coconut milk
  11. 125ml (1/2 cup) salt-reduced chicken stock
  12. 350g peeled pumpkin, cut into 2cm pieces
  13. 200g green beans, halved
  14. 200g snow peas, halved diagonally
  15. 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  16. 300g (2 cups) cooked quinoa, to serve

The instruction how to make Healthy chicken and coconut curry recipe

  1. Coarsely chop half the onion. Thinly slice the remaining half. Process the chopped onion, garlic, ginger, chilli, lemongrass, coriander, lime zest and 2 teaspoons of the oil in a food processor until a coarse paste forms.
  2. Heat the remaining oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the sliced onion and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes or until aromatic. Add the curry paste and cook, stirring for 1- 2 minutes or until aromatic. Add the chicken and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes or until browned. Add the coconut milk, stock and pumpkin and bring to the boil. Partially cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer gently for 10 minutes or until the pumpkin is almost tender.
  3. Add the beans and snow peas to the saucepan and simmer, partially covered, for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Stir through the fish sauce and lime juice to taste. Serve with the quinoa, sprinkled with extra coriander leaves.

Nutritions of Healthy chicken and coconut curry recipe

calories: 398.174 calories
fatContent: 12.6 grams fat
saturatedFatContent: 5.4 grams saturated fat
carbohydrateContent: 28.9 grams carbohydrates
proteinContent: 37.8 grams protein
sodiumContent: 280 milligrams sodium

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