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Coconut Curry Chicken and Vegetables

By Jason Fung, MD

Coconut Curry Chicken and Vegetables

Recipe from Dr. Hyman
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Break-Fast Meal, Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 4
Calories 499 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic chopped
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 large chicken breasts bone-in
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 small carrot diced
  • 2 cups cauliflower
  • 1/2 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 apple chopped
  • 13 oz coconut milk canned
  • 1 1/2 cups peas frozen
  • cilantro fresh, chopped, for garnish

Instructions
 

  • In a large sauté pan heat the sesame oil on medium heat.
  • Add the mustard seeds and stir for 10 seconds until they start to pop; be careful not to burn them. Immediately add the onions and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes until they begin to sweat.
  • Add curry and cayenne and stir to coat onions.
  • Add the chicken, sprinkle with ½ tsp. of the salt, and sear on all sides.
  • Add the carrots, cauliflower, and green pepper and cook 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add the apple, coconut milk, and remaining salt and simmer on low heat for 15 - 20 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
  • Add peas and simmer 2 to 3 more minutes. Garnish with cilantro and serve.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Coconut Curry Chicken and Vegetables
Amount per Serving
Calories
499
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
31
g
48
%
Saturated Fat
 
19
g
119
%
Cholesterol
 
72
mg
24
%
Sodium
 
464
mg
20
%
Potassium
 
1121
mg
32
%
Carbohydrates
 
27
g
9
%
Fiber
 
7
g
29
%
Sugar
 
12
g
13
%
Protein
 
32
g
64
%
Vitamin A
 
2633
IU
53
%
Vitamin C
 
67
mg
81
%
Calcium
 
81
mg
8
%
Iron
 
5
mg
28
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Asian, Break-Fast Meal, Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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