Chicken Stew With Coconut Milk


This Thai-inspired chicken stew with coconut milk, tomatoes, and potatoes is an easy microwave meal.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized chunks

  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped or sliced

  • 1 cup peeled potatoes, cut in 1-inch chunks

  • 1 cup halved baby carrots

  • 1 (9 ounce) package frozen baby lima beans

  • ¼ (12 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 cup canned coconut milk

  • 1 cup fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 tablespoon cumin

  • 1 tablespoon curry powder

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon hot sauce (such as Tabasco), or to taste

  • Parsley or cilantro for garnish


  1. Place chicken, onion, potatoes, carrots, lima beans, tomatoes, coconut milk, chicken broth, cumin, curry powder, salt, pepper, and hot sauce in a large microwave-safe bowl; mix thoroughly. Cover tightly and microwave on High for 30 to 40 minutes. Garnish with parsley or cilantro.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

265 Calories
11g Fat
23g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 265
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 13%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 214mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 52mg 262%
Calcium 103mg 8%
Iron 6mg 34%
Potassium 799mg 17%

* 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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