Vietnamese Chicken Curry With Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Vietnamese Chicken Curry With Sweet Potatoes
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  1. Combine 2 tablespoons of the curry powder and the salt in a medium bowl. Add the chicken thighs and turn to coat the meat evenly. Set aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Cut the lemongrass stalk into 3-inch pieces and smash them with the flat side of a knife, set aside. Peel the ginger and cut into 3 slices, set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a large pot. Add the shallot, garlic, dried red chili flakes and the remaining 1 tablespoon of curry powder; stir for about 10 seconds.
  4. Add the chicken and cook until golden, 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add the fish sauce, sugar, lemongrass, ginger and chicken stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat.
  6. Add the carrots and cook for 10 minutes. Add the coconut milk, onion and sweet potato and cook for 15 minutes or until vegetable are tender.
  7. Transfer to a serving bowl and top with garnishes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 861.27 Kcal (3606 kJ)
Calories from fat 710.42 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 78.94g 121%
Cholesterol 118.91mg 40%
Sodium 1799.75mg 75%
Potassium 897.14mg 19%
Total Carbs 26.98g 9%
Sugars 10.42g 42%
Dietary Fiber 6.66g 27%
Protein 16.19g 32%
Vitamin C 17.8mg 30%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 26%
Iron 3.9mg 22%
Calcium 98.5mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 195.95 Kcal (820 kJ)
Calories from fat 161.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.96g 121%
Cholesterol 27.05mg 40%
Sodium 409.46mg 75%
Potassium 204.11mg 19%
Total Carbs 6.14g 9%
Sugars 2.37g 42%
Dietary Fiber 1.52g 27%
Protein 3.68g 32%
Vitamin C 4mg 30%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 26%
Iron 0.9mg 22%
Calcium 22.4mg 10%

* 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

  • 23
  • 24

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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