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Thai Coconut Curry – Chicken – Lakewinds Food-Co op


Thai Coconut Curry - Chicken - Lakewinds Food-Co op

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  • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut in 1 inch cubes *See notes for vegan
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 jalapeno diced (more or less depending on how spicy you want it)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt or more to taste
  • 1/2 black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 can full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 1 cup loosely packed cilantro chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided


  • In a medium bowl placed chopped chicken, salt, pepper, and 1 teaspoon curry powder. Mix well.
  • In a deep cast iron pan, over medium-high heat place 1 tablespoon olive oil, and chicken. Fry quickly, stirring around for 2 to 3 minutes until brown and just cooked through, (do not over crowd the skillet, work in batches) remove to a separate plate and set aside.
  • Add additional 1 tablespoon olive oil to same skillet. Throw in onions and cook for 2 minute.  Add jalapeños, salt, pepper, 2 tablespoons curry powder,  garlic and ginger. Stir for 1 minute until fragrant.  Add coconut milk and stir. Cover and cook for 10 minutes over medium-low heat. Once cooked add the fresh basil, and cilantro. Serve over quinoa, or brown rice.
  • *Tip: Cauliflower florets can be substituted for a delicious vegan dish!


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