Panang Curry with Chicken

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Panang curry with chicken represents the diversity of Thailand's southern region. Panang refers to the island of Penang in Northern Malaysia bordering southern Thailand. Use 4 tablespoons curry paste from a fresh curry paste recipe or 5 tablespoons pre-made curry paste if time does not permit making your own paste

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons Panang curry paste

  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil

  • 4 cups coconut milk

  • pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cubed

  • 2 tablespoons palm sugar

  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce, or to taste

  • 6 makrut lime leaves, torn in half

  • 2 fresh red chile peppers, sliced

  • ¼ cup fresh Thai basil leaves

Directions

  1. Fry curry paste in oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat until fragrant. Stir in coconut milk and bring to a boil. Add chicken; cook and stir until chicken is nearly cooked through, 10 to 15 minutes.

  2. Stir palm sugar, fish sauce, and lime leaves into mixture; simmer for 5 minutes. Taste and adjust saltiness by adding more fish sauce if necessary. Garnish with sliced red chile peppers and Thai basil leaves.

    high angle looking into a bowl full of panang curry with chicken
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

596 Calories
51g Fat
19g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 596
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 51g 66%
Saturated Fat 44g 218%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 981mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 35mg 176%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 9mg 47%
Potassium 746mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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