Pear Chicken Curry
Ripe pears provide sweet and tangy flavor to this easy-to-make curry that's scented with a variety of warming spices. Try it over Basmati rice.
- 2 ripe pears, divided
- 1 Tbs vegetable oil
- 1 cup onion, diced
- 1 Tbs curry powder
- 1 tsp garlic, minced
- 1 tsp salt
- 3/4 tsp ginger, ground
- 3/4 tsp cinnamon, ground
- 1/4 tsp black pepper, ground
- 3 chicken breasts, halves, boneless, skinless, cut into 1-inch cubes (1 1/2 lbs)
- 1 can light coconut milk (14 oz)
- 1/3 cup raisins
- Peel and core 1 pear; puree and set aside.
- Heat oil in large frying pan over medium heat. Add onion, curry powder, garlic, salt, ginger, cinnamon, and pepper and sauté 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are transparent.
- Add chicken, and continue to sauté 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned. Add pureed pear, coconut milk and raisins. Simmer for 5 minutes. Core and cut remaining pear into 1/2-inch cubes and add to curry. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Calories from Fat 37 (32%)
(6%)Total Fat 4g
(6%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrate 17g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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