Thai Chicken Coconut Curry Recipe | Yummly

Thai Chicken Coconut Curry

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  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil (olive oil may be substituted)
  • 1 vidalia onion (or yellow onion, diced small)
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast (diced into bite-sized pieces)
  • 3 cloves garlic (finely minced or pressed)
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger (or 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 13 ounces coconut milk (I used lite; full-fat will deliver a richer/thicker result)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
  • 3 tablespoons Thai red curry paste (or to taste, curry powder may be substituted, to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt (or to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper (or to taste)
  • 3 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar (optional and to taste)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro (finely chopped for garnishing (basil may be substituted))
  • rice (quinoa, or naan, optional for serving)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium22% DV530mg
    Fat37% DV24g
    Protein35% DV18g
    Carbs5% DV16g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories340Calories from Fat220
    Total Fat24g37%
    Saturated Fat20g100%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat220
    Total Carbohydrate16g5%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A120%
    Vitamin C20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Cheryl Callison a day ago
    This is basically a rotating meal at our house. We love it. It’s healthy, filling, and easy to make. You really can’t screw it up.
    Carrie 2 days ago
    Wonderful dish! Definitely making it again
    Damian Williams 6 days ago
    Amazing smooth rich texture and flavour.
    Emma Ouska 6 days ago
    Good! I wish it had a little more flavor and that I let it simmer longer for the chicken to soak up more curry flavor! I recommend seasoning the chicken and seasoning every step of the way
    Anthony Howard 15 days ago
    really good, and fun to make
    Lorane 18 days ago
    It was really good, next time I'll add less curry paste and will leave out the brown sugar
    jada G. 18 days ago
    Yo this tastes just like the curry from the local thai restaurant i love going to! Next time I’m gonna add some thai chili’s!
    Diaz 19 days ago
    Great recipe! Also used green curry paste instead because we aren’t a fan of spicy in our home, we both had it for lunch again the next day! I’ll be repeating this, so easy & a delicious change in our kitchen.
    Cheryl Kerrigan 20 days ago
    Excellent, used Green Curry paste instead of red because the store was out!! Not a problem because green is our favorite!!
    Walaa malkawi 24 days ago
    Amazing! The combination and the taste were so good
    Ean M. a month ago
    Great recipe, simple to follow and make. Everyone happy with the result, clean plates always welcomed. Will try again and follow some of the other suggestions to add a bit more spice with some sambal or more curry paste. Overall very happy.
    Dylan McRay a month ago
    My wife and I love this dish. I probably make this at least once a week. I usually add a couple splashes of fish sauce and a little bit of sambal to give it some kick.
    Jafari Fayson a month ago
    Great for tonight's mood, spice with sweet and tender chicken pieces ....
    Stolba a month ago
    First time ever cooking Curry and this recipe was awesome! Very easy to follow, tasted great and will be on the menu for the future
    Shelley Narine a month ago
    It turned out good. I would definitely make this again.
    Katie a month ago
    this is so good, i added a can of chick peas after the chicken was cooked. i servered over rice and with naan.. will definitely make this again
    Sirap a month ago
    Turned out delicious!
    Annette W. a month ago
    Tasted great! Added more spinach and no brown sugar
    Shola Adesoji a month ago
    Amazing! I used lite coconut milk as well.. and also added red pepper flakes and cayenne pepper for some heat. Love it !
    Ashley W. a month ago
    Delicious! We added green peppers! Definitely making this again! So easy!
    Abhinaya Reddy 2 months ago
    it turned out yummy every one in family liked it
    John W. 2 months ago
    Awesome! I added some garbanzos. I love the lemon touch. Delicious!
    LaNita McDonald 2 months ago
    very good, need to double it next time
    Portia 2 months ago
    Amazing and so much flavour.
    Wendy Kearns 2 months ago
    I loved it and it was so easy to make! My whole family ate it and loved it!!
    Erin Gisela 2 months ago
    Loved it. I did a little less curry paste and more pepper and a little less brown sugar and lite coconut milk. It was perfect
    Rachael Hupaelo 2 months ago
    Very tasty! Great flavors!
    Amaris K. 2 months ago
    Delicious! I like to add 3 tablespoons of curry paste 😊
    Frithjof P. 2 months ago
    This is so delicious. I put it on our favourites list.
    Christie Gowdy 2 months ago
    It turned out AMAZING! everyone in the family loved it!