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Red Chicken Curry Tacos, Salad & Peanut Sauce

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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

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Red Curry Chicken Thighs

Ingredients

red curry chicken tacos and salad

Ingredients for 4 servings

  • 1 1/2 lb chicken thighs (with fat trimmed)
    • SUBSTITUTE: chicken breasts
  • 4 tablespoons red curry paste
  • spray olive oil
  • Cucumber Tomato Salad
    • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
    • 1 medium cucumber, diced
    • juice from 1 lime
    • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
    • sea salt to taste
  • 8 low-carb wheat tortillas
  • 4 servings (8 tablespoons) peanut sauce
  •  Garnish
    • fresh chopped cilantro
    • fresh chopped mint
Steps
  1. Trim visible large pieces of fat from the chicken thighs.  Place in a large bowl along with the red curry paste.  Mix together, ensuring each piece is covered.  Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in the fridge for at least 1 hour.
  2. While it marinates, prep the salad. Mix together the ingredients in a large bowl and season to taste.
    red curry chicken tacos and salad
  3. Place a nonstick skillet on medium high heat.  Once hot, spray with olive oil (or avocado oil), add the chicken.  Cook on each side for 5 to 7 minutes, cooking all the way through.
  4. Once finished, remove from heat and garnish with cilantro (and fresh mint if desired).
  5. Make the tacos.  Dice up the chicken and evenly divide 1 serving among 2 small tortillas.  Top each a tablespoon or 2 of the tomato-cucumber salad.
    red curry chicken tacos and salad

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Calories
378
Protein
43g
Fat
14g
Carbs
35g
Sodium
Fiber
20g
Sugar
3g
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Quick Peanut Sauce

Ingredients

red curry chicken tacos and salad

Ingredients for 10 servings

Serving size: ~2 tablespoons (makes 1 1/4 cups)
  • 4 tablespoons raw peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup lite coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • juice from 1 lime
Steps

Place all  the ingredients in a bowl and whisk until smooth.  If you would like a thinner sauce, simply add tablespoons of water (and/or fresh lime) until you reach your desired consistency.

Calories
54
Protein
2g
Fat
4g
Carbs
2g
Sodium
Fiber
1g
Sugar
.5g
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Red Curry Chopped Chicken Salad

Ingredients

red curry chicken tacos and salad
Ingredients for 1 serving

  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1/2 (red) bell pepper
  • 1/8 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/8 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 serving (~6oz) red curry chicken thigh, chopped
  • 1 serving (2 tablespoons) peanut sauce
Steps

Place all the ingredients on a large chopping block or board or cutting sheet.  Make one large pile.  Grab the largest and sharpest knife in your kitchen and begin chopping, folding and mixing the salad.  Add to a large bowl and enjoy!

Calories
371
Protein
42g
Fat
11g
Carbs
24g
Sodium
Fiber
9g
Sugar
10g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.