Monday, May 30, 2011

*Slow Cooker Lite* Chicken and Vegetable Curry

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Let's get cookin'

I was starting to think that this whole being healthy thing was going to be too much work
There was lots of browning and oven baking and such
Real cooking stuff

But Kayln showed me the light. 
She introduced me to Patak's Curry Paste
Which is simultaneously South Beach friendly
And fabulously delicious
The below recipe is based on one from Kayln's Kitchen
And modified by little 'ol me.

*Slow Cooker Lite* Chicken and Vegetable Curry
2 onions
2 green bell peppers
2 carrots
8 oz mushrooms
4 chicken breasts
1 can diced tomatoes
6 tblspns Patak's Biryani Curry Paste - Cilantro and Cumin, Medium
(to taste, I like mine spicy)

Pour a enough curry paste in the bottom of the pot to barely cover it (about 1 tblspn)

Throw your chicken breasts in the pot.

Dice up your onions, bell peppers, mushrooms and carrots (and any other leftover veggies you feel like throwing in) and add them to the pot.

Add the diced tomatoes and juice and enough curry sauce to give it a good coating (about 5 tblspns ended up being about half the jar for me)

Switch the magic slow cooker to low and walk away.  Take the pup or the kiddos for a walk.  Do some jumping jacks.  Dance around your apartment until you break a sweat. 

Come back in 6-8 hours
And try not to gasp at how delicious your home smells.
Shred up the chicken if you're in the mood for that.

Serve it in a bowl for you
And over rice for your Hubby or the little ones
And, once again, enjoy the fact that you made something that's not only delicious
But also good for you.


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  2. Yum! Your husband must LOVE that you cook so well :)
    I saw your link on the Tuesday hop. I'm already a follower of your blog!

    They All Call Me Mom

  3. Hi! I was visiting blogs on the Tuesday hop and thought I'd stop in. I'm already a follower btw :P And this recipe looks delish!

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  5. Looks Yummy!

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  7. YUMMY! that looks so good! I am going to try that sometimes! Your blog is soooo cute I love it!
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    Have a lovely day!!

  10. Looks delicious! I am following you via Totally Tuesday blog Hop.
    I am following you GFC.

  11. I'm a new follower from the Totally Tuesday hop. I wish I had my slow cooker but I left in the USA when I moved to Africa. Check out my blog at

  12. I found you from the Tiggerific tuesday hop! Great site - the recipes look amazing! I'm definitely a follower now :)


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