We appreciate an easy to create weekday staple meal, particularly one that warms the body and soul during these chilly, winter nights. Shared by Social Media and Marketing Manager Greer Findura, MS, this chicken curry recipe can be made ahead and stored for quick preparation throughout the week. Pair with a serving of rice for a complete entree. We are always looking for new meal and snack ideas; if you have any favorite recipes you would like to share with us, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicken Curry with Vegetables
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons red Thai curry paste
1 yellow onion, sliced with the grain
2 chicken breasts, cut into cubes
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 cups broccoli florets
1 1/2 cups chopped carrots
1 teaspoon dried basil
3 cloves garlic, minced
Zest of 1/2 lime
1 1/4 cups coconut milk
1/4 cup chicken stock
One 14-ounce can diced tomatoes
Lime wedges, for squeezing
Cook 1 tablespoon of the oil, the curry paste and onions in a large saute pan over medium heat, stirring often and letting sizzle, 5 to 6 minutes. Pat the chicken dry, sprinkle with salt and pepper and add the remaining oil to the pan. Cook the chicken in the onion-curry mixture until golden on all sides. Add the broccoli, carrots, basil, garlic and lime zest and cook, stirring, until the vegetables are coated, about 2 minutes. Add the coconut milk, chicken stock and tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Let the chicken simmer until cooked through and the sauce begins to thicken, about 20 minutes. Squeeze with lime juice before serving.
Recipe courtesy of Food Network.