Thai Chicken With Vegetables Curry Recipe - Serves 4-6

Thai Chicken With Vegetables Curry Recipe

From 373 to 560 calories each serving (571 to 758 calories if eating with rice)

Taste Rating = 8.5     Heat Rating = Medium Hot


2 tablespoons (30ml) oil
1 teaspoon (5ml) five-spice powder
1 teaspoon (5ml) salt (optional)
1/2 teaspoon (2.5ml) garlic powder
1 cm (1/2 inch) piece of fresh ginger root, peeled and grated
1/2 teaspoon (2.5ml) black pepper
1/2 teaspoon (2.5ml) cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon (15ml) soy sauce
750g (1 1/2 lb) boneless and skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
1 cup (250ml or 9 fl oz) chicken broth (or stock)
1 tablespoon (15ml) curry powder
1 fresh green chilli, finely chopped
2 tablespoons (30ml) rice wine vinegar
1 tin/can (400ml or 14 fl oz) coconut milk
250g (8 oz) broccoli, cut into bite size pieces
250g (8 oz) carrots, cut into 2.5cm (1 inch) pieces
110g (4 oz) water chestnuts (slice each water chestnut into 5 pieces)


Heat the oil over a medium heat in a large frying pan (you need one with a lid)
Stir in the five spice powder, salt (optional), garlic powder, ginger, black pepper, cayenne pepper and soy sauce, mixing well
Add the chicken and mix well
Cook for 10 minutes, stirring and turning the chicked regularly, until the chicken is lightly browned and well coated with the spices
Add the chicken broth (or stock), curry powder, chilli, rice wine vinegar and coconut milk
Mix well and bring to the boil
Reduce the heat so the curry simmers
Simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally
Get the rice underway after the curry has been simmering for 10 minutes
Add the brocolli, carrots and water chestnuts
Bring to a light boil and cover
Cook until the vegetables are cooked but crisp (5 to 10 minutes), stirring a couple of times
Serve the curry on rice

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Recipe submitted on 3 February 2007

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