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Slow-Cooker Chicken-Coconut-Pineapple Curry

Enjoy your dinner with this tropical-style chicken, coconut and pineapple dish that’s slow cooked using Old El Paso® chiles and Progresso® chicken broth - serve over rice.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 6 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1 1/4
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
dark-orange sweet potatoes (1 1/2 lb), peeled, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1
can (14 oz) coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
1
can (8 oz) pineapple chunks, drained
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles
1/2
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
4
teaspoons curry powder
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into bite-size strips
4
oz fresh snow pea pods (1 cup), strings removed, cut diagonally in half
1
large firm ripe banana, cut in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1-inch chunks
2
cups uncooked instant white rice

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix all ingredients except bell pepper, pea pods, banana and rice.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours.
  • 3 Stir in bell pepper and pea pods. Cover; cook about 30 minutes longer or until bell pepper and pea pods are crisp-tender. Stir in banana. Meanwhile, cook rice as directed on package. Serve curry mixture over rice.
  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix all ingredients except bell pepper, pea pods, banana and rice.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours.
  • 3 Stir in bell pepper and pea pods. Cover; cook about 30 minutes longer or until bell pepper and pea pods are crisp-tender. Stir in banana. Meanwhile, cook rice as directed on package. Serve curry mixture over rice.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The banana, along with the pineapple, adds a tropical note of sweetness, but you can omit it if you prefer.

Coconut milk is usually found in the ethnic-foods aisle of the grocery store. It may have separated while in the can; just stir to blend it.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
570
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
15g,
15%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
460mg
460%;
Total Carbohydrate
66g
66%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
380%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.