Island hopppp~ping curry chicken

Irisa Raina 9


They say you eat with your eyes first, and that is why I always try to present whatever I make in the best possible way.

Normally I would serve this over rice, but sadly when I went to the pantry…no rice so mashed potatoes it was.

This is just one of those dishes that when you get a taste for curry….well you just have to make it.

I just love the sweetness of the coconut with the heat from the curry.

The one thing I love about curry is there are so many variations to the dish!

You are only limited by your imagination.

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30 Min
3 Hr
Stove Top


2 good size skinless boneless chicken breasts
2 – 13.5 ounce cans coconut milk “ shake well before opening “
1 – 20 ounce can pineapple chunks heavy syrup “ drained “ reserving the pineapple
1 – 14.5 ounce can fire roasted tomatoes “ drained “ reserving the tomatoes
1 – 4 ounce jar thai red curry paste
1 tablepoon sea salt
1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1 small piece of fresh ginger “ peeled and chopped fine “
5 – 7 cloves of roasted garlic “smashed “
½ of a white onion “ cut into small strips “
2 tablespoons chili garlic paste “ optional “
8 small arbol chili pods
1 cup petite frozen peas “defrosted but not cooked”
1 cup of sliced green onions “ for garnish “
¼ cup toasted sweet coconut


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1Cut the chicken into bite size pieces.

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2In a large bowl mix the coconut milk, the pineapple syrup, broth from the tomatoes and curry paste, salt, pepper, fresh ginger, garlic, chili garlic paste & white onion, mix well and taste for seasonings. If you want more curry taste now is the time to add it.

3Put the chicken into a large zip lock bag, pour in the curry marinade and refrigerate for several hours. You and even leave it in the refrigerator overnight! It’s just that much better.

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4When you are ready to cook this, get a large pan and carefully empty all the chicken and sauce into it.

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5Add the reserved pineapple and tomatoes.

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6Add the red chili pods, cover and cook on low for about 2 & ½ to 3 hours. You’ll want the curry sauce to reduce and get very thick.

7When you are ready to serve the chicken remove the chili pods.

8Serve with mashed potatoes.

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9Garnish with the sliced green onions.

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10Top with the coconut.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian