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Easy Chicken Curry & Vegetable Skillet

Easy Chicken Curry & Vegetable Skillet

Easy Chicken Curry- The Seasonal Junkie

Hi Guys! This Easy Chicken Curry & Vegetable Skillet kind of just.. happened. Sometimes this can be dangerous, but in this case the result was pretty dang good. I recently purchased a spiralizer and let me tell you, it is my newest obsession. I am sure you have heard all about zucchini noodles, but you can spiralize pretty much anything. Cucumbers, sweet potatoes, summer squash, let your imagination work it’s magic.

Recently, I started paying attention to macronutrients. I know, a little bit late to the party. But, I was shocked at how easily I went wayyyy over my carb intake. Consequently, “zoodles” have been my muse this week. “Zoodles” are definitely not noodles, but they are delicious nonetheless.  Especially in conjunction with this easy chicken curry and vegetable skillet. Zoodles are also a great way to add some layers of texture to any meal.

Curry is such a unique earthy flavor. It is a good way to add some variety  to your weekly menu and it is super easy to make. Anyways, curry powder is a blend of spices originating from South Asia. Generally, consisting of turmeric, ginger, garlic, cumin, and a few other variations. You can usually purchase a blend at the store in the form of “curry powder”, but I usually just make my own. The curry powder blends into the coconut milk, making such a glorious sauce for this easy chicken curry dish. You can put it over chicken, chick peas, veggies, or even ground turkey. I personally love it paired with my favorite coconut rice!

Easy Chicken Curry- The Seasonal Junkie

I think I’ve heard of Turmeric…

If you pay attention to other health blogs or even peeking around pinterest looking for recipes, chances are you’ve seen Turmeric. It is a spice that originates from South Asia. Turmeric has many healing properties. For example, it is great for reducing inflammation, acts as a natural anti-depressant, and is great for managing arthritis. Turmeric is one of the main ingredients in curry powder. That means This easy chicken curry & vegetable  skillet is packed with turmeric!

Easy Chicken Curry - The Seasonal Junkie

I hope you enjoy this Easy Chicken Curry!

Easy Chicken Curry & Vegetable Skillet

Print Recipe
Serves: 4-6 Cooking Time: 30 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Curry Powder
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1 -2 oz Can Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 Small White Onion, small diced
  • 3, Small Garlic Cloves, Minced
  • 1 tbsp, Ginger, Minced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, Chopped
  • 2 Medium Zucchini, Spiralized
  • 2 cups, Chicken, cut into medium cubes
  • 1 cup, Red Cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup, Cilantro, chopped
  • 1-2 tbsp, Grapeseed Oil
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • Optional: Jalepeno/Red pepper flakes

Instructions

1

In large skillet, heat oil

2

Add garlic, onion, bell pepper, and ginger

3

Allow to become aromatic and translucent

4

Add Tomato paste and stir to coat veggies

5

Add curry powder, stir to coat veggies in spice

6

If you would like to chili flakes do so here

7

Add coconut milk and chicken

8

Allow to simmer, while chicken is cooking sauce will start to thicken

9

Once chicken is done add zucchini noodles and stir

10

Let cook for about 1-2 minutes until zucchini noodles have softened but have a little crunch to them

11

Add desired amount of salt and pepper and lime juice

12

Top with red cabbage and Cilantro

13

Enjoy!

Easy Chicken Curry- The Seasonal Junkie

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3 Comments

  • Reply
    Tia
    June 28, 2017 at 5:06 pm

    Those colors look to pretty to eat! Thinking I need to hop on the Zoodle bandwagon!

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      theseasonaljunkie_j6gv8c
      June 29, 2017 at 1:16 pm

      Zoodles are my fav!! :p

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