Thai Red Chicken Curry

Thai Red Chicken Curry

Lunch
Thai curry is a wonderful dish for both taste and nutritional value. In Thailand, curry is usually a soupy dish made from coconut milk or water, curry paste and meat. Thai curries tend to be more soup-like compared to their thicker Indian counterparts. 
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Calories464kcal
Carbs9.4g
Protein43g
Fats28.4g
For Exercise Day
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Performance Benefits

This recipe is a great source of protein, making it excellent for recovery. It can be eaten with rice on exercise days or without rice on rest days.

Health Benefits

This recipe is a good source of iron, which your body uses to make haemoglobin and myoglobin. Haemoglobin is a protein in red blood cells that transports oxygen from the lungs all around the body. Myoglobin is a protein that provides oxygen for muscles.

Expert Tips

This recipe is a great meal prep idea as it is easily reheated.

Equipment

  • Large Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 Onion
  • 1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Red Thai curry paste
  • 4 Chicken breast (chopped)
  • 400 ml Coconut milk
  • 1 cube Chicken stock
  • 300 ml Water
  • 100 g Sweetcorn
  • 100 g Green beans
  • 1 tbsp Coriander (Fresh)
  • 1 Lime (zest and juice of 1 lime)
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Instructions

  • In a large pot on medium-high heat, fry the onion in olive oil until brown, and then add the curry paste and chopped chicken. Cook until chicken is cooked through.
  • Add in coconut milk and stock, bring to boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add in sweetcorn and green beans to the curry and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Add in coriander and lime, and serve with a side of choice e.g. rice.

Notes

1 portion of "Thai Red Chicken Curry" is equivalent to 353g.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 464kcalCarbohydrates: 9.4gProtein: 43gFat: 28.4gSaturated Fat: 17.8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4.7gCholesterol: 113mgSodium: 1067mgPotassium: 1062mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5.6gVitamin A: 30.9ugVitamin C: 17.7mgCalcium: 76mgIron: 4.9mg
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