Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Sauce Recipe

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Submitted by emilyons

Makes 4 servings



Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Sauce

Recipe Ingredients for Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Sauce

1 1/2 lbs boneless chicken breast
2 teaspoons curry powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
1 medium red onion, chopped
5 cloves garlic, minced
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
14 ounce light coconut milk
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon dried basil
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
3 cups cooked rice

Recipe Directions for Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Sauce

  1. Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces. Place in medium bowl. Stir together curry, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and chili powder. Sprinkle over chicken, tossing to coat evenly. Cover and chill for 1 to 2 hours.

  2. In a large nonstick frying pan, stir onion, basil, garlic and peppers in hot oil over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes, until onion is translucent. Add chicken and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and cook for 5-6 minutes until no longer pink.

  3. Combine coconut milk and cornstarch and whisk well to combine. Carefully add to skillet, whisking vigorously. Cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly. Stir in ginger. Cook and stir for another minute. Serve over hot rice.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 439.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
115
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.8g
20%
Saturated Fat
6.0g
30%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
99mg
33%
Sodium
1069mg
45%
Potassium
148mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
44.4g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
40.3g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 4% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
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