What’s for dinner? – Chicken & vegetables with coconut milk over brown rice


  • 14 oz chicken cut in pieces
  • 1 cup butternut squash
  • 1/2 cup small carrots
  • 1/2 cup small celery
  • 1 cup mini colored peppers
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes 14.5 oz
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil or regular cooking oil
  • 2 large thinly sliced garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric powder

Cooking directions

  • Cut small and in similar size celery, peppers, carrots, butternut squash.
    Blend the tomatoes until is no chunks.
    Place a large pan over a large burner on high heat setting. Place 2 Tbsp of oil in the large pan.
  • Add all the ingredients except tomatoes, chicken & coconut milk.
    Sauté them all together for 10 minuets .Cover the pan between sautéing.
  • After 10 minuets add chicken and continue to sauté for another 5 minuets.
    Add tomatoes ,coconut milk, curry ,turmeric, salt and sugar. Lower the heat to medium low and cook covered for another 8-10 minuets.

Side note: In order to make this recipe kid friendly I chopped the ingredients small as seen in below picture. I also did not use to much curry .

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