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Healthy Chicken Panang

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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.

Calories 325
Protein 36g
Fat 15g
Carbs 12g
Total Time 30 min

Here’s an easy one skillet recipe to give you a taste of Thailand – chicken panang curry –  to get you through the week! It’s easily customizable and can be enjoyed with steamed cauliflower rice or brown or jasmine rice.

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Healthy Chicken Panang

Ingredients

Ingredients for 5 servings:

  • 1 1/2 lb chicken breasts cut into cubes
  • spray coconut oil
  • Sauce
    • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/3 cup red onion, diced or chopped
    • Curry Paste
      • 3 tablespoons red curry paste
      • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
        • substitute: almond butter or tahini
      • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
      • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
    • 1 1/2 can lite coconut milk
      • Note: you can use full fat coconut milk if desired but it will impact the amount of calories
    • 1 heaping tablespoon coconut sugar
    • 1 tablespoon ginger paste or minced
  • 4 cups mixed veggies
    • broccoli, carrots, red bell pepper
  • Garnish
    • fresh cilantro, lime, mint
    • sea salt & pepper to taste
Steps
  1. Spray a nonstick skillet with coconut oil and set on medium heat.  Sear the outside of the chicken pieces for 3 to 5 minutes.  The chicken just needs to be seared, not fully cooked. Once the outside of the chicken is brown, remove the chicken from skillet.
  2. Add coconut oil to the skillet as well as the diced red onion. Caramelize the red onions for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add in the ingredients for the paste and cook for another 2 minutes, then pour in the coconut milk.  Cook until smooth.
  4. Add veggies and chicken, then cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Garnish end enjoy!

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Calories
325
Protein
36g
Fat
15g
Carbs
12g
Sodium
-
Fiber
3g
Sugar
8g
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.