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Thai green chicken curry with lychees

7
5
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
40 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

Olive oil

3 tsp

Skinless chicken breast

500 g, cut into 3cm pieces

Brown onion

1 medium, cut into wedges

Green curry paste

1 tbs, Thai variety

Kaffir lime leaves

2 individual, fresh

Light coconut milk

400 ml

Pumpkin

800 g, kent pumpkin, unpeeled, cut into 8 wedges

Fish sauce

1 tbs

Lychee(s)

20 individual, 20 x individual lychee

Fresh coriander

½ cup(s), coriander leaves

Lime(s)

1 medium, wedges

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, stirring, for 2–3 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Add onion, curry paste and lime leaves to same pan and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add coconut milk and pumpkin and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, turning pumpkin once, for 10 minutes or until pumpkin is almost tender.
  3. Add chicken and fish sauce and cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until chicken and pumpkin are cooked through. Add lychees and cook for 1 minute or until warmed through. Top curry with coriander and serve with lime wedges.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed snow peas and brown rice. TIPS: To prepare fresh lychees, peel off the skin and use a small, sharp knife to cut a slit in the fruit to reveal the stone. Use the tip of the knife to dig out the stone. Add it: 150g green beans with chicken in Step 3. Swap it: Lychees for firm fresh mango (coarsely chopped).