Two simple ingredients (Thai Green Curry Paste and coconut milk) makes for a fantastic dish. This low carb Thai green chicken curry uses only chicken and baby chestnut mushrooms and is served over the fabulous konjac (shirataki) ‘rice‘. I use the Eat Water range here in the UK, which is available online or at Holland & Barrett (who often have penny-sales). Enjoy this lovely, quick curry with freshly chopped coriander sprinkled over..
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Carbs 11g | Fat 44g | Protein 42g
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Low carb Chicken Thai Green Curry
- Remove the konjac rice from the packaging and rinse very well under cold, running water. Do not be alarmed by the strange smell – just keep rinsing. Place the rice into a large pan of hot water and simmer on low while you make the curry.
- Heat the coconut oil in a wok and lightly season the chicken with salt. Fry the chicken pieces until golden on the outside, turning regularly. (Its OK if they are still raw on the inside - we return them to the pan later to cook through.) Remove the chicken pieces with tongs and set aside, leaving the fat in the wok.
- Add the mushrooms to the wok and cook, shaking the wok regularly until they too have caramelised. Remove from the pan and set aside.
- Add the Thai Green Curry Paste to the wok and cook for 30 seconds. Shake the tin of coconut milk very well, then open and tip into the wok. Use a silicon whisk (to avoid scratching your pan) and whisk well to combine the coconut milk and curry paste.
- Add the kaffie lime leaves and cook for 5 minutes over high heat - the mixture will start to reduce.
- Return the chicken and mushrooms to the pan and reduce to a simmer, cooking for 10-12 minutes. Once the mixture is sufficiently reduced, it will be thick and creamy and coat the chicken and mushrooms. Remove the wok from the heat.
- Drain the rice in a sieve and divide between two warm bowls. Pour over the thick, creamy chicken curry (discarding the kaffir lime leaves) and garnish the bowls with chopped coriander.
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Nutritional Information per serving
Calories 599Kcal / 2506kJ
Crustaceans (may be found in some brands of Thai green curry paste)
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