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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), optional)
  • rice (quinoa, or naan, optional for serving)
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    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.


    love 17 days ago
    it was really good,but the only thing was i used vegan coconut milk by mistake. and i used more curry paste which brought out the flavor.
    Clay 2 months ago
    Nice flavor! I increased the measurements of some spices to taste. Following directions chicken turned out a little overcooked. Would definitely make again, but would cook the chicken, pull it out, and throw it back in at the end.
    Donna Henry 2 months ago
    Not much flavor. Would not make again.
    Amanda Titus 2 months ago
    This was great !!!! We added a little garam masala and turmeric ♥️ Will definitely be adding to my quick and delicious weeknight meal list. Served it over garlic and herb cauliflower rice with Naan 🤤
    Morales 3 months ago
    First time making curry!
    Peggy LaLonde 3 months ago
    Very flavorful! My 1st attempt at curry and I'm happy with the results
    James Pinet 3 months ago
    little less thai paste lol. Was a bit spicy
    Trevor Marlin 4 months ago
    I found this while looking for an alternative to another Thai coconut chicken recipe this is much more flavorful and the coconut milk doesn’t end up overpowering the dish. Slight changes I made were snow peas instead of spinach and only 1 1/4 cups of the coconut milk. There was actually too much ground pepper so I’ll be reducing that for next time, but overall, it’s a great recipe
    Jamie Swenson 4 months ago
    Opted for curry powder instead of red pepper paste as it was what i had on had, my wife liked it a lot! Would definitely make again!
    Brittany A. 4 months ago
    Needed more Thai paste, chilli powder and fresh chillies. Also added some extra veggies and noodles on the side would definitely make again.
    Lisa Claus 5 months ago
    Made this for me and my boyfriend and we loved it. Made it with some Rice on the side and it was delicious. Will definitely make it again!
    Tyler Brown 5 months ago
    Very flavorful and easy to prepare!
    Khilnani 5 months ago
    Add 1 tablespoon of red curry at a time, and taste before adding more. I added 3 tablespoons and it became too spicy
    Marshstalker 5 months ago
    very good and easy one pan meal.
    Hiu11234 5 months ago
    the lime completely transformed this dish! 😍
    Amy Lyons 6 months ago
    I am new to Puerto Rico, and could not find Thai red curry paste, but I used a Vietnamese lemongrass rub, some curry, and paprika. It was delicious. I can't wait to try the "real" recipe some time!! My husband and I loved it, and my picky kids were pretty good with it too!! We will definitely make it again!! It wasn't a quick recipe for me, but worth it!! We had it over jasmine rice and with warm naan!!
    Meta Murphy 6 months ago
    This recipe is fast, easy and super tasty. I used chicken balls because I didnt have breast of chicken on hand it was simply terrific.
    Chip 6 months ago
    Delicious! Didn’t have brown sugar so I added a little coconut sugar.sadly my family doesn’t like spice so I had to ease on the red curry sauce. Still had a great flavor and easy to make.
    Kelli Schraeder 6 months ago
    A great evening meal to fill everyone up!! Easy recipe!
    Ashraf Bhaidani 6 months ago
    Turned out good and tasty, easy to make. Will surely make again
    Karlyne Trachy 6 months ago
    Excellent recipe! I would do it again since it is so easy to do. It’s very tasty. I add some red bell pepper sliced and I served it with rice noodles.
    Sally Oakes 6 months ago
    Soooo good! Super flavorful, the family devoured it. Even my picky eater loved this chicken dish. I added sweet red pepper strips, cubed Yukon gold potatoes, and sliced mushrooms to up the vegetable content. Will definitely make again.
    Samantha J. 7 months ago
    i love love this recipe. follow the instructions and adjust for your family's taste.
    Wynnie 7 months ago
    Turned out really well! I added fish sauce into this as well. Will make again!
    Hubler 7 months ago
    Great recipe!! Made it a couple times
    B 7 months ago
    Loved it! The family couldn’t get enough. Very easy. No salt or pepper added. For us it was perfect without!😊
    lisa koehler 7 months ago
    My chicken is currently marinating and I'm wondering if anyone out there knows if I can heat the leftover marinade and pour it over rice?. I tasted it before adding the raw chicken and it is tasty. I would hate to discard this marinade.
    John Lewis 8 months ago
    Delicious, but made it a little to spicy for my wife. Need to go easy on the red curry paste.
    Xavier Clark 8 months ago
    This recipe was delicious but I didn’t use lime (I forgot it) and I feel like that really took away from it but I’m going to make it again tomorrow with the lime I didn’t like the coriander, but otherwise this curry was delicious! The carrots compliment it pleasantly, but I’m going to do bell peppers next time.
    Jennifer Gunning 8 months ago
    It was great. I didn’t change any part of the recipe although next time I will add some red bell peppers just to increase the vegetable intake.