Braised Sweet Potato Chicken Curry with Coconut Rice

Braised Sweet Potato Chicken Curry with Coconut Rice

Sweet potatoes and chicken are slowly braised in a flavorful coconut milk curry sauce and served over a ton of fluffy coconut rice for a healthy and flavor-packed version of chicken curry!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6 people

Ingredients

Sweet Potato Chicken Curry

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into large 3-in pieces
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into 3-in large cubes
  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1-1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Steamed Coconut Rice

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Instructions

Sweet Potato Chicken Curry

  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil until shimmery. Add chicken, onion, and garlic to pan and turn veggies and chicken occasionally until browned, about 5 minutes. Add sweet potatoes and cook an additional 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in red curry paste, and ginger. Cook two minutes until fragrant. Pour coconut milk and chicken broth into pan and gently stir. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a low simmer and then reduce to medium-low heat, cover pan and bake at 325F 45-60 minutes or until chicken and sweet potatoes are very tender. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste

Steamed Coconut Rice

  1. While the curry braises, prepare the rice: In a small pan over medium-high heat, bring water and milk to a boil. Stir in rice, cover, and reduce heat to low and simmer 15-20 minutes or until rice is tender and fluffy.
  2. Fluff with a fork and season with salt and pepper. Serve sweet potato chicken curry hot over coconut rice with parsley on top. Enjoy!

Source : http://wholeandheavenlyoven.com/2018/01/08/braised-sweet-potato-chicken-curry-with-coconut-rice/

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