Enjoy this Slow Cooker Coconut Chicken Curry Recipe, a hearty favorite amongst our Functional Medicine and Clinical Nutrition team. Curry is a spice that provides a variety of health benefits and has been linked to both cancer and alzheimer’s prevention.
Ingredients: serves 4-6
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 Medium onion, thinly sliced
1 15-oz. can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 Medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
½ C. full fat coconut milk coconut milk
½ C. homemade chicken broth or stock
1 15-oz. box crushed tomatoes or BPA free canned
2 Tbsp. curry powder
½-1 tsp. Himalayan Sea Salt
½ tsp. cayenne powder
1 C. frozen peas
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
In the bottom of a slow cooker whisk the coconut milk, spices, lemon juice, chicken stock, and tomato sauce. Add the chicken, onion, chickpeas, sweet potato, and peas- use tongs to toss until all ingredients are coated. Cook on Low for 8 hours or High for 4 hours. Stir in peas and lemon juice 5 minutes before serving. Serve over brown rice, quinoa, or cauliflower “rice.”
Notes: Option to serve over a bed of steamed or sauteed kale, chard, or collard greens.
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About Functional Nutrition:
Functional Nutrition is an approach to healthcare that seeks to identify and address the root cause of health concerns, illness and disease. Practitioners of functional nutrition conduct thorough histories and utilize specialized tests in order to understand the unique interactions between a patient’s genetics, environment, and lifestyle factors that influence health. Treatment is individualized and cooperative (both clinician and patient play an active role) and is designed to not just relieve symptoms, but promote and optimize wellness. The goal of our Functional Nutrition program is to assess the root cause of your problems, and then to help affect a sustainable lifestyle change so you can lead a happier healthier life.