Spicy Chicken Coconut Curry

Spicy Chicken Coconut Curry
Staff Writer
Spicy Chicken Coconut Curry
El San Juan Resort & Casino
Spicy Chicken Coconut Curry

While the flavors of curry are often complex, its preparation doesn't have to be. Here's a chicken curry that's simple enough to put together on a weeknight, and many of the ingredients may already be in the pantry. Do give it a try, and feel free to cut back on the heat by using fewer jalapeños.

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5
Servings
267
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 Pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 2 jalapeños, minced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons minced ginger
  • 1 Teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 1/2 Teaspoons cumin
  • 1/8 Teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 1/4 Teaspoons ground coriander
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 Cup coconut milk
  • Greek yogurt, for serving
  • Pita bread, warmed, for serving

Directions

In a large pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook until golden brown. Stir in the onions and cook until lightly browned.

Stir in the jalapeños, garlic, cilantro, and ginger. Cook for 30 seconds. Add the turmeric, cumin, cayenne, and coriander. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Reduce the heat to low and add the coconut milk. Cook until the liquid has thickened. Serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt and pita bread.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
13%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
126mg
42%
Carbohydrate, by difference
7g
5%
Protein
40g
87%
Vitamin A, RAE
61µg
9%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
19µg
21%
Calcium, Ca
95mg
10%
Choline, total
146mg
34%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
21µg
5%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
65mg
20%
Niacin
14mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
423mg
60%
Selenium, Se
51µg
93%
Sodium, Na
418mg
28%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
180g
7%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Chicken Shopping Tip

Buy whole chickens and ask the butcher to quarter them for you. You will save an average of $5 per pound, or more.

Chicken Cooking Tip

Allow meat to rest for at least ten minutes before slicing into it; otherwise, the juices will leak out.

Chicken Wine Pairing

Pinot noir, gamay, merlot, zinfandel, carménère, pinotage, or grenache with grilled, roasted, or other simply cooked chicken; chardonnay, pinot gris/grigio, pinot blanc, or chenin blanc with chicken in cream or light tomato sauce or with chicken crêpes or croquettes; sauvignon blanc or sémillon with fried chicken; viognier with spiced chicken dishes.