Thai coconut curry chicken

9
6
4
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
2 hr 45 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
2 hr 30 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Coconut milk and red curry paste create the foundation for this Thai-inspired dish, but the key addition is peanut butter. Sprinkle with scallions and cilantro, crunchy peanuts, and a spritz of lime to tie all the flavors together.

Ingredients

light unsweetened coconut milk

13½ fl oz, (1 can, low-fat)

Thai Kitchen Red Curry Paste

2 tbsp, (7 tsp)

table salt

1 tsp

uncooked cauliflower

½ head(s), medium, broken into small florets

uncooked potato(es)

1 pound(s), all-purpose variety, scrubbed and cut into 3/4-inch chunks

uncooked sweet potato(es)

1 medium, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch chunks

uncooked bell pepper(s)

1 item(s), medium, red variety, cut into 3/4-inch pieces

uncooked carrot(s)

2 medium, cut into 1/2-inch slices

uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast

30 oz, 6 (5-ounce) breasts

salted creamy peanut butter

2 Tbsp

cilantro

cup(s), chopped fresh

uncooked scallion(s)

3 medium, thinly sliced

roasted salted shelled peanuts

cup(s), (2 tbsp), chopped

fresh lime(s)

1 item(s), wedges

Instructions

  1. Whisk together coconut milk, 4 teaspoons curry paste, and salt until blended in 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add cauliflower, all-purpose potatoes, sweet potato, bell pepper, and carrots and toss until mixed well.
  2. Rub 2 teaspoons curry paste all over chicken and place on top of vegetable mixture. Cover and cook until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender, 2 1/2–3 hours on High or 5–6 hours on Low.
  3. Transfer chicken to cutting board and cut into bite-size pieces or shred using two forks. Cover and keep warm.
  4. Stir together peanut butter and remaining 1 teaspoon curry paste in cup. Stir into slow cooker; add chicken, stirring until combined well. Spoon chicken-vegetable mixture evenly onto 6 plates or into bowls. Sprinkle with cilantro, scallions, and peanuts and serve with lime wedges.
  5. Per serving: 1 1/2 cups chicken curry and 1 teaspoon peanuts

Notes

Cooked white rice is the perfect partner for this curry (1/2 cup jasmine rice per serving will up the SmartPoints by 3).

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