In a hurry? Try this curry! Simple one-pot coconut curry chicken is bold with authentic flavours and is loaded with chicken, veggies, sweet potatoes to leave your belly full and tastebuds satisfied! This is a complete nutritious meal that is brimming with colour and packs the flavour with every bite. It is a quick and easy meal perfect for a meal prep or a cozy dinner in.
- 1 1/2 lb chicken thighs
- 2 tbsp coconut oil – divided
- 2 tbsp curry powder
- 1 tsp ground tumeric
- 1 tsp garam masala
- 4 cloves garlic – minced
- 1/2 tbsp fresh ginger – minced
- 1 onion – sliced
- 1 large sweet potato – cubed
- 2 bell peppers – sliced
- 2 heads broccoli
- 1 can full fat coconut milk
- 1 1/2 cup crushed tomatoes
- 1/2 cup cilantro – chopped
- Salt and pepper to taste
Step 1: Heat a pan over medium-low heat and add 1 tbsp of coconut oil. Once oil is heated, add in curry powder, turmeric, ginger, garam masala, and garlic and stir. This allows the spices to become fragrant. Ensure the garlic does not burn – about 30s
Step 2: Add the rest of the coconut oil, chicken, salt and pepper into the pan and mix with the spices until chicken is browned. About 5-7 minutes then set chicken aside on a plate
Step 3: Add onion, sweet potato and 1/4 cup of water to the pan and mix together so all the spices are lifted from the pan. Cover to cook for 3-5 minutes. Uncover and stir a couple times until the sweet potato becomes tender.
Step 4: Add broccoli and peppers, mix and cover to cook for 2-3 minutes. Stir occasionally
Step 5: Add coconut milk, crushed tomatoes, chicken and bring to a boil.
Step 6: Once boiling bring down to a simmer for about 5-10 minutes, until vegetables are cooked to your preference and the desired thickness is achieved. Add cilantro and mix until fully combined with the curry! Taste and add more salt and pepper if desired
Step 7: Serve on top of rice or cauliflower rice and dig in!
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Rachel has enjoyed sport her entire life and embarked on her coaching career in 2012. Starting as a personal trainer in various gyms, she eventually found CrossFit which lead her to CrossFit Football. In 2015 Rachel completed her CrossFit Football certification which opened up many doors of opportunity within coaching. Since then she has completed Power Athlete Methodology course, earned her Block 1 and put that knowledge into action coaching collegiate level athletes. Throughout the years training, proper nutrition and lifestyle habits have been the pillars in helping her clients and athletes achieve their true potential. Rachel currently working as a performance coach applying the Power Athlete principles with all of her clients.
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