Have I got a good one for you today or what? Here is a healthy curry that is both gluten and dairy free. This Chicken Sweet Potato Curry is a big bowl of savory comfort food that is full of Indian spices. There are so many people who are dealing with health issues and have adopted both gluten and dairy free lifestyles. I try to eat this way 80% of the time so incorporating healthy dinners is super important to our family routine. This curry is even Paleo diet friendly – which focuses on whole foods that have been around for centuries. I promised you in the very beginning that I wouldn’t give you any bland recipes so I am keeping my promise with this one. You are bound to love it!
Here’s a breakdown of the Chicken Sweet Potato Curry ingredients:
- Coconut Oil – healthy fat source
- Onion – balances blood sugar levels + immunity fighter
- Tumeric – has incredible anti-inflammatory benefits
- Sweet Potatoes – Vitamin A powerhouse and is better for you than its cousin, the white potato
- Chicken Breasts – a healthy lean protein
- Garlic – boosts the immune system
- Ginger – helps the digestive system
- Red Chilies – inflammation fighter
- Coconut Milk – dairy free alternative that is rich in vitamins and minerals
- 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil (can substitute canola oil)
- 1 Onion, diced
- 1 teaspoon Tumeric
- 1½ lbs. Chicken Breast, diced
- 2 teaspoon Salt
- 1 teaspoon Pepper
- 2 Sweet Potatoes, peeled and diced
- ¾ cup Water
- 1 teaspoon Chili Garlic Sauce
- 1 teaspoon Ginger
- 3 teaspoon Red Curry Paste
- 1 - 13.5 oz can Coconut Milk
- Garnish (optional):
- Fresh Limes
- In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and saute for 1 minute. Add chicken, tumeric, salt and pepper and cook until chicken is no longer pink, about 8-10 minutes.
- Add sweet potatoes and saute for several minutes. Add water and cover and let simmer for 10 minutes, until softened. Check sweet potatoes for tenderness and keep cooking until they start to get soft.
- Add chili garlic sauce, ginger, red curry paste and stir. Pour in coconut milk. Check for seasoning and add salt and pepper as needed.
- Top with cilantro, fresh lime, and peanuts (optional).
- Serve it alone or on top of basmati rice.
I can’t wait to hear how your family loves this healthy dish so reach out and let me know. I always love to hear from you!