Red Thai Chicken and Vegetable Curry

Updated: Mar 26, 2020

This one-dish thai curry is super simple and you probably have most of these ingredients on hand! Serve it over quinoa or rice for a hearty meal. Mix up the veggies to make it fun and seasonal and simply omit the chicken for a yummy vegetarian version!

The fresh ginger gives this curry the perfect bite and I love using coconut oil, unsweetened almond milk and plain greek yogurt to get that creamy sauce but keep things light and healthy!


Red Thai Chicken Curry

4 servings | 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp pepper

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

  • 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp natural rice vinegar

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 cup quinoa or rice

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond or coconut milk

  • 4 oz plain greek yogurt

  • 12 oz chicken breast

  • 8 tbsp red curry paste

  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced

  • Various vegetables: ex. carrots, bell peppers, zucchini, broccoli, green beans and onions (~200g of each)

  • Juice of one lime

Directions:

  1. Cook quinoa or rice according to package instructions (I followed my instant pot quinoa recipe)!

  2. Heat 1/2 tbsp coconut oil in a pan. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper.

  3. Once cooked, remove chicken and add remaining oil. Once oil is melted, add onion and cook until translucent, stirring often, 3-5 minutes. Add the ginger and garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds, while stirring.

  4. Add all of the remaining veggies and cook until they begin to soften (3-5 minutes). Add back in the chicken and stir in curry paste for an additional 2 minutes.

  5. Add in almond/coconut milk and water and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer And cook until veggies have softened, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  6. Remove from heat and season with soy sauce and rice vinegar. Stir in Greek yogurt. Add additional salt if necessary.

Serve with a scoop of quinoa or rice and top with fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice!

Nutrition facts shown below for with 1/4 recipe without quinoa and for 1/4 recipe plus 1/4 cup raw quinoa or ~3/4 cup cooked quinoa:


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