Southern Vietnamese Chicken Curry Recipe

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Southern Vietnamese Chicken Curry
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  1. Shallow-fry the potato pieces in hot oil until lightly browned.
  2. Drain on kitchen paper and set aside.
  3. Heat a little oil in a pan and saute the shallots with the lemon grass, garlic and chillies until soft.
  4. Add the curry powder and stir for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the chicken and cook, stirring until it is opaque.
  6. Add the potatoes, salt, coconut milk and chicken stock.
  7. Bring to the boil, then cover and simmer gently for about 30 minutes.
  8. Garnish with Thai basil leaves, if using.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 582.38 Kcal (2438 kJ)
Calories from fat 212.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.6g 36%
Cholesterol 70.94mg 24%
Sodium 1239.8mg 52%
Potassium 1757.97mg 37%
Total Carbs 65.39g 22%
Sugars 26.76g 107%
Dietary Fiber 11.59g 46%
Protein 37.43g 75%
Vitamin C 54.4mg 91%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 22%
Iron 5.6mg 31%
Calcium 143.4mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 89.01 Kcal (373 kJ)
Calories from fat 32.46 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.61g 36%
Cholesterol 10.84mg 24%
Sodium 189.48mg 52%
Potassium 268.67mg 37%
Total Carbs 9.99g 22%
Sugars 4.09g 107%
Dietary Fiber 1.77g 46%
Protein 5.72g 75%
Vitamin C 8.3mg 91%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 22%
Iron 0.9mg 31%
Calcium 21.9mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 12.8
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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