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Weeknight Chicken Curry

Weeknight Chicken CurryThis is a simple chicken curry dish that's full of flavor and easy to prepare. Serve over rice to make a heartier meal. Chopped fresh cilantro adds an extra flair as a garnish.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken tenders
1 large red bell pepper, sliced
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
2 teaspoons curry powder
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon peeled and grated ginger
1 cup frozen peas
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Low-fat 2% Milk
Cooked brown rice (optional)
Chopped fresh cilantro

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Season one side of chicken with salt and ground black pepper; add to skillet, seasoning side down. Cook until browned; turn over and cook until no longer pick in center. Remove from skillet.
  2. Add bell pepper, onion, curry powder, coriander and turmeric to same skillet; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 minutes. Stir in garlic and ginger; cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  3. Add evaporated milk; stir to break up any brown bits on bottom of pan. Add cooked chicken with any juices that have accumulated to skillet along with peas. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve over rice; top with cilantro.

Makes 5 servings.

Tip: If you prefer a thicker sauce, combine 1 teaspoon cornstarch with 1 tablespoon cool water and add with evaporated milk in skillet.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/5 of recipe): Calories: 220 Calories from Fat: 45 Total Fat: 5 g Saturated Fat: 1.5 g Cholesterol: 65 mg Sodium: 160 mg Carbohydrates: 17 g Dietary Fiber: 3 g Sugars: 11 g Protein: 28 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.