Easy Chicken-Curry Stew is a delicious, hearty and easy slow cooker recipe. It is loaded with vegetables and well-spiced. Ingredients include: Cut-up chicken thighs, onions, carrots, coconut milk and chicken broth. Spiced with fresh ginger, garlic, curry powder and salt. It takes 20 minutes to prepare and 3 to 8 hours to cook; (3-4 hours on HIGH or 6-8 Hours on LOW). NOTE: You will need to use a (3-1/2 or 4 quart) slow cooker. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings with a (1-1/3 cup) serving size. Easy Chicken-Curry Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
3-1/2 or 4 Quart Slow Cooker
Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 3-8 Hours.
Non-Stick cooking spray
(8 oz) boneless, skinless chicken thighs,
cut in (1″) pieces
3 cups chopped carrots
2 cups coarsely chopped onions
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger
1 (14-1/2 oz) can low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup unsweetened light coconut milk
1 Tbsp curry powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1. Coat a medium-size nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat; add in chicken. Cook and stir about 3 minutes or until light brown. Drain fat.
2. In a 3-1/2 or 4 quart slow cooker layer the carrots, chicken, onions, garlic and ginger.
3. In a medium-size bowl; whisk together the broth, coconut milk, curry powder, and salt. Pour over mixture in slow cooker.
4. Cover and cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours or HIGH 3 to 4 hours.
5. To serve, stir in cilantro and lemon juice.
Yield: 6 servings.
Serving Size: 1-1/3 cups per serving.
Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1
2-1/2 Vegetable + 1 Meat (L) + 1/2 Fat
Calories: 130, Total Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 36mg, Sodium: 432mg, Sugars: 6g, Carbohydrates: 14g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 10g
Original recipe and image from Meredith Corporation. http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/recipe/coconut-chicken-curry-stew/
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