Slow Cooker Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk

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Slow Cooker Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry that is made with coconut milk and easy to find ingredients!! It is naturally gluten free makes a delicious lunch or dinner when served with rice.

 Course: Main Course

 Cuisine: Thai

 Keyword: yellow curry, yellow curry recipe

 Prep Time: 20 minutes

 Cook Time: 4 hours

 Total Time: 4 hours 20 minutes

 Servings: 6 servings

 Calories: 330 kcal

Ingredients :

  • 1 lb. chicken breasts
  • 3 tbsp. curry powder mild
  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 2 15-oz. cans coconut milk lite or full fat
  • 1 cup water optional
  • 2 tbsp. butter or olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 4 cups sweet potatoes peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 medium sweet onion cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Rice cooked
  • Cilantro optional
  • See this recipe in Meal Plan #6

Instructions :

  • In a small bowl combine curry powder, turmeric, coriander, salt and sugar. Toss to combine.
  • Place chicken breasts in a 4-6 quart slow cooker.
  • Add coconut milk (and water if milk is thick).  Make sure to lift up the chicken breasts to prevent the chicken from burning.
  • Add butter, garlic, and the bowl of seasoning ingredients. Stir the liquid to incorporate the seasonings.
  • Add sweet potatoes and onions. Stir to combine.
  • Cover slow cooker and set to Low for 6-8 hours, or High for 4-6 hours.
  • Check on curry during the last hour of cooking and stir the ingredients if the curry is starting to stick to the sides.
  • During the last 30 minutes of cooking, remove chicken from the slow cooker and shred it with a fork. Place chicken back into the slow cooker for the remaining time.
  • Turn off slow cooker and let rest for at least 20 minutes before serving.  This will help thicken up the sauce.  Serve chicken curry with jasmine rice and additional cilantro, if desired, and enjoy!

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