Thai Green Curry Chicken

3.8
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This easy stir-fry recipe is perfect for dinner tonight. Green curry paste gives this chicken dish heat.

Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
3/4 cup chicken mixture and 1/2 cup rice each

Ingredients

  • 1 cup canned unsweetened light coconut milk

  • ¼ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 2 - 3 tablespoon green curry paste

  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch

  • 2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh lemon grass or 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 1 medium green sweet pepper, seeded and cut into thin bite-size strips

  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced

  • ¾ cup packaged julienned or coarsely shredded fresh carrots

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 12 ounce skinless boneless chicken thighs

  • 2 teaspoon canola oil

  • 2 cup hot cooked brown basmati rice or regular brown rice

  • ¼ cup flaked coconut, toasted

  • Fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. For sauce, in a medium bowl whisk together coconut milk, broth, curry paste, cornstarch, and lemon peel (if using); set aside.

  2. Coat a wok or large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat wok over medium-high heat. Add sweet pepper and onion; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add carrots, garlic, and lemon grass (if using); cook and stir about 2 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove vegetables from wok.

  3. Trim fat from chicken. Cut chicken into thin bite-size strips. Add oil to wok; add chicken. Cook and stir over medium-high heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Push from center of wok.

  4. Stir sauce; add to center of wok. Cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly. Return vegetables to wok; stir all ingredients together to coat with sauce. Cook and stir about 2 minutes or until heated through.

  5. Serve chicken mixture over rice. Sprinkle with coconut and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

344 Calories
13g Fat
37g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 344
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 445mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 26mg 130%
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 336mg 7%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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