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Low-Carb Instant Pot Coconut Chicken Curry

When you first decide to eat healthier, it’s all about the salads. It’s like we convince ourselves that the only healthy meal involves leafy greens and nothing else.

And honestly? That’s just wrong.

There are a lot of healthier options out there that don’t involve miles of lettuce, and once you learn how to prepare them there’s nothing stopping you from making healthier choices.

This has all the delicious taste and aroma of the curry you love, but tastes great even without the rice. Lettuce for rabbits, this is what you're craving. | #TotallyTheBomb #keto #paleo #atkins #gluten-free #low-carb #dairy-free #recipe

This low-carb Instant Pot coconut chicken curry is one of those healthier choices. It has all the delicious taste and aroma of the curry you love, but tastes great even without the rice. Toss that iceberg out the window for the rabbits, this is what healthier choices should taste like! Enjoy!

Low-Carb Instant Pot Coconut Chicken Curry

What you need to make low-carb Instant Pot coconut chicken curry:

  • Boneless, skinless chicken (white or dark meat is up to you)
  • Garlic cloves, pealed and crushed
  • Curry powder
  • Ground turmeric
  • Fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • Salt
  • White pepper
  • Full fat coconut milk
  • Coconut oil
LOW-CARB CURRY

How to make low-carb Instant Pot coconut chicken curry:

Place the chicken in the Instant Pot and mix in the garlic, curry, turmeric, tomatoes, salt, pepper, and milk from the coconut milk (you’ll add the cream after you’re done cooking).

Hit “manual” and set the time to 8 minutes.

Once done cooking, quick release. Once the pin drops, open the lid (do not open before the pin drops). Remove the chicken, but leave the sauce. Add in the coconut cream and the coconut oil.

Sauté for 10 minutes to reduce and thicken.

Dice the chicken, then add back and stir to combine.

Serve and enjoy!

Pro Tip: If you’re a fan of spice, kick this up a notch with diced red chili peppers. The heat comes from the seeds and ribs (the white lining), so the more you put in, the more heat you’ll kick out.

Low-Carb Instant Pot Coconut Chicken Curry

Low-Carb Instant Pot Coconut Chicken Curry

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes

Low-Carb Instant Pot Coconut Chicken Curry

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken (white or dark meat is up to you)
  • 3 garlic cloves, pealed and crushed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 1/2 cans full fat coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Place the chicken in the Instant Pot and mix in the garlic, curry, turmeric, tomatoes, salt, pepper, and milk from the coconut milk (you’ll add the cream after you’re done cooking).
  2. Hit “manual” and set the time to 8 minutes.
  3. Once done cooking, quick release. Once the pin drops, open the lid (do not open before the pin drops). Remove the chicken, but leave the sauce. Add in the coconut cream and the coconut oil.
  4. Sauté for 10 minutes to reduce and thicken.
  5. Dice the chicken, then add back and stir to combine.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  1. Pro Tip: If you’re a fan of spice, kick this up a notch with diced red chili peppers. The heat comes from the seeds and ribs (the white lining), so the more you put in, the more heat you’ll kick out.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 731Total Fat: 51gSaturated Fat: 36gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 177mgSodium: 771mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 61g

This is an estimate.

KDamb

Friday 20th of August 2021

I added a head of broccoli and a head of cauliflower (during sauté) and two de-seeded, finely diced Serrano peppers (little green ones-in the beginning). It wouldn’t thicken so I added two tablespoons of Tapioca starch at the very end and perfecto!

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Thursday 8th of April 2021

I added peppers, onions, and carrots. So so good!

Tara

Thursday 11th of February 2021

Recently made this and it's so yummy and quick and easy. I added some red pepper flakes for a little spice and I would say that this needs A LOT more salt than the recipe calls for. I'd do a TBSP to start. I used two cans of the coconut milk because I had no use for half a can sitting around and it still turned out great!

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