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Curried Chicken with Apples Recipe

Curried Chicken with Apples Recipe

I got this recipe from an Indian neighbor who shared her recipe with me and would even show me how to prepare them.—Janice Fakhoury, Raleigh, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 large sweet onion, halved and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry chicken and onion in oil until onion is tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the apples, water and seasonings.
  • 2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring occasionally. Stir in the tomatoes, jalapeno and cilantro; heat through. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups (calculated without rice) equals 272 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 779 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.