Market Fresh Curry

 
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RUN, don't walk, to make this AMAZING market fresh curry!

I’ll start by saying that I whipped it up WITHOUT a recipe to follow, so it isn't the traditional or "LEGIT" curry, but I promise that when you taste it, you won't care even a little bit!

We used as many items directly from our local Farmer’s Market as possible. Pastured chicken, herbs, and plenty of no-spray veggies!


What you Will Need:

  • 4 large bone-in, skin off chicken thighs

  • 1 can coconut milk

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 2 small diced potatoes

  • a dozen brussel sprouts, chopped in quarters

  • 1 whole tomato, diced

  • 1 bell pepper, diced

  • 1 small yellow zucchini, diced

  • a handful of water chestnuts

  • 1 kale leaf chopped, with steam removed

  • 3 crushed garlic cloves

  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger

  • 1/2 TBSP curry powder

  • Pinch of ceylon cinnamon

  • Pinch of turmeric

  • Pinch of pink salt + pepper

  • Avocado Oil (for cooking)

 
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Directions:

Pan-fry 4 large bone-in, skin-off chicken thighs with a tiny bit of avocado oil until the exterior is browned.

While the chicken cooks, sauté a whole diced onion in a separate pot with a bit of avocado oil until soft and fragrant. Add coconut milk , diced potatoes, brussels sprouts, curry powder, ceylon cinnamon, turmeric, crushed garlic cloves, grated fresh ginger, and a pinch of pink salt + pepper on medium-high heat. (I also highly recommend adding a cup of bone broth here, just 'cause. )

When it starts to bubble, transfer the half-cooked, browned chicken into the pot with the coconut milk and veggies, reduce heat to medium-low, and cover for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

WARNING: By this point, the smell coming from your kitchen will likely have family members flocking from other places in the home. It's that powerful. :)

 
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When veggies are soft, remove the chicken, & in its place add diced tomato, bell pepper, small yellow zucchini, a handful of water chestnuts, and kale.

The chicken should easily come away from the bone with a fork. Pull the meat from the bones and add the meat back to the pot for another 5 minute simmer. Serve a scoop of this mixture over a bit of brown + wild rice, and top generously with herbs of choice (here I have cilantro and chives).

This could easily be made vegan too! Simply sub the chicken for legumes of choice or tofu.
For a grain-free option, enjoy this curry without the rice underneath.

ENJOY!


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RUN, don't walk, to make this AMAZING market fresh curry!
 
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