Curried Chicken with Sweet Potato and Apples

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 538.0
  • Total Fat: 9.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 105.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,050.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 54.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 57.4 g

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Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    : 1 cup basmati rice
    salt
    24 ounces boneless and skinless chicken breasts or chicken tenders
    1 1/2 tablespoons canola or peanut oil
    1 large sweet potato, 12 to 16 ounces
    1 medium onion, about 8 ounces
    1 rib celery
    1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder
    1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
    1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
    1 can low sodium, fat-free chicken broth, or equivalent homemade
    1 large crisp apple such as Granny Smith
    1 can evaporated milk
    3 or 4 sprigs fresh cilantro

Directions

Instructions: 1. Run the hot-water tap while you put the rice and 1 teaspoon salt in a 2-quart saucepan. Add 2 cups hot tap water. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce the heat to low and cook for 10 minutes. Turn the heat off and keep covered until ready to serve. (Or put the rice, salt, and hot tap water in a 2-quart microwave-safe container. Cover and put in a microwave oven on high power for 10 minutes. Keep covered until ready to serve.

2. Meanwhile, put a 12-inch sauté pan or Dutch oven over high heat. Cut the chicken into 1-inch cubes. Add the oil to the pan. Season the chicken with salt and add to the pan. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring once or twice to brown evenly.

3. While the chicken cooks, peel the sweet potato and cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Remove the chicken to a platter. Add the sweet potato to the pan and stir. peel and chop the onion. Trim the celery and cut crosswise into crescents, about 1/4 to 1/2 inch wide. Add the onion and celery to the pan. Stir and cook for 1 minute.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CAMPINGLISA67.

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