The Gluten Bigot: Gluten Free Paleo Meal | Curry Chicken

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Gluten Free Paleo Meal | Curry Chicken

Gluten Free Curry Chicken
During the winter months I always crave certain foods - one of them being curry. It is such a nice comfort food, and the smell of the spices cooking is absolutely divine. As a massive plus it is gluten free and paleo naturally. 

Instead of ordering in a chicken curry, I taken making my own. I don't have a proper recipe for it, but use about the following quantities:

  • 1/2 onion chopped up
  • 2-3 tsp /2-3 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 lbs chicken breast chopped into smaller pieces as photographed.
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 3 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp red curry paste
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil
  • Optional: 2 cups spinach, 1/2 bell pepper
Over a medium heat, cooked onions with oil until they are almost clear. Add garlic, curry paste and curry powder and cook for about 30-60 seconds before adding in coconut milk. Stir. Add remaining spices and chicken, cover and bring to boil. Reduce heat and let simmer until chicken is cooked 20-30 minutes. If you are adding peppers and spinach, add these half way through cooking (about 10 minutes).

I typically serve with rice, but to make paleo I actually enjoyed with a side of yam fries the other day. An interesting pairing to say the least.

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