Red curry chicken over warm jicama-citrus salad

In order to bring you the best organic produce, some ingredients may differ from those depicted.

Red curry chicken over warm jicama-citrus salad

Paleo, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, Carb-Conscious

2 Servings, 440 Calories/Serving

25–40 Minutes

Skip the online take-out menus and cook up this Thai-inspired chicken dinner, featuring red curry and zingy cashew-lime flavor.

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1 bag serves 2 (2 bags serve 4)
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  • Chicken options:
  • 2 to 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 10 ounces total)
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 1 wedge organic Savoy or other cabbage (about ½ pound)
  • ½ pound organic jicama
  • 1 organic orange
  • 4 or 5 sprigs organic fresh mint
  • Sun Basket cashew-lime glaze (cashew butter - lime juice - coconut aminos - toasted sesame oil - garlic - sambal oelek - ginger)
  • 2 ounces organic shredded carrots
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 440, Protein: 26g (52% DV), Fiber: 11g (44% DV), Total Fat: 24g (37% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 12g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 3.5g (18% DV), Cholesterol: 95mg (32% DV), Sodium: 980mg (41% DV), Carbohydrates: 33g (11% DV), Total Sugars: 6g, Added Sugars: 0g (0% DV).
Contains: Crustacean Shellfish (shrimp), Tree Nuts (cashew)

Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt per serving averages 240mg (10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat. Packed in a facility that handles all major food allergens* and gluten. *Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans.

Instructions

2-serving instructions (4-serving modifications in red)

Wash produce before use

1

Prep and cook the chicken

  • Pat the chicken dry with a paper towel; season with salt and pepper and rub with the red curry paste.
In a medium [large] frying pan over medium heat, warm 1 to 2 tablespoons oil until hot but not smoking. Add the chicken and cook, turning occasionally, until lightly browned and cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes per side for thighs, 4 to 6 minutes per side for breasts. Transfer to a cutting board to cool slightly. Cut the chicken into ½-inch-thick slices. Wipe out the pan. While the chicken is cooking and cooling, start preparing the remaining ingredients.

2

Prep the remaining ingredients

  • Cut away any core from the cabbage; thinly slice the cabbage.
  • Using a sharp knife or a peeler, remove the peel from the jicama; cut the white flesh into ½-inch-thick slices, then cut the slices lengthwise into ½-inch-thick sticks.
  • See the Chef’s Tip for how to prepare the orange as pictured in the photo, or follow this easy method: Using your hands or a sharp knife, peel the orange. Cut the fruit crosswise into ½-inch-thick slices. Discard any seeds.
  • Strip the mint leaves from the stems.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the cashew-lime glaze and 2 tablespoons [¼ cup] water. Set aside for serving.

3

Make the jicama-citrus salad

In the same pan used for the chicken, warm 1 to 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking. Add the cabbage, jicama, and carrots and season generously with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are crisp-tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from the heat. Add the orange, mint, and lime juice and toss to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Serve

Transfer the jicama-citrus salad to individual bowls and top with the chicken. Spoon over as much cashew-lime sauce as you like and serve any remaining sauce on the side.
Kids Can!
  • Peel the orange by hand.
  • Strip the mint leaves.
  • Stir the cashew-lime glaze and water.
  • Spoon the cashew-lime sauce over the chicken.