Curried Chicken Stew
Recipe Type: Entree
Author: Jane Fonda
Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
Total time: 55 mins
Serves: 4
This mild, intriguing curry sauce also works well with chunks of lean pork tenderloin, cooked in the same way.
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1 green bell pepper (capsicum), seeded, deribbed and sliced into thin strips
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 large tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (fresh coriander)
  1. In a large nonstick frying pan over medium heat, heat the oil.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, and bell pepper and saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken and saute until browned and no longer pink in the center, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes, curry, cumin, turmeric, ginger, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from the heat and add the yogurt and cilantro. Stir to mix well.
  6. To serve, divide among 4 individual plates.
Calories: 218 Fat: 5g Saturated fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 15g Fiber: 3g Protein: 30g Cholesterol: 66mg

Shopping Tip: Fresh cilantro, sometimes called Chinese parsley, adds a unique piquancy to this Asian-spiced stew. If fresh cilantro is not available, use flat-leaf (Italian) parsley instead.


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