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Friday, August 21 2015

Classic Asian flavors like peanut, ginger, coconut and curry combine in this slow cooker chicken dinner.

2    medium  onions, cut into thin wedges
3    medium  carrots, sliced
1    small  red sweet pepper, seeded and cut into thin bite-size strips
2    pounds   skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
3/4   cup   chicken broth
3    tablespoons   creamy peanut butter
2    tablespoons   quick-cooking tapioca
1/2   teaspoon   finely shredded lime peel
2    tablespoons   lime juice
2    tablespoons   reduced-sodium soy sauce
1    tablespoon   grated fresh ginger
2 - 3    teaspoons   red curry paste
4    cloves  garlic, minced
1    cup   frozen peas
1/2   cup   unsweetened light coconut milk
2 2/3   cups   hot cooked brown rice
1/4   cup   chopped unsalted peanuts
In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine onions, carrots, and sweet pepper. Top with chicken. In a medium bowl whisk together broth, peanut butter, tapioca, lime peel, lime juice, soy sauce, ginger, curry paste, and garlic until smooth. Pour over mixture in cooker.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Stir in frozen peas and coconut milk. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.
Serve chicken mixture over cooked rice. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts.

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 336, Fat, total (g) 11, chol. (mg) 94, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 30, Monounsaturated fat (g) 4, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3, fiber (g) 4, sugar (g) 7, pro. (g) 29, vit. A (IU) 54.91, vit. C (mg) 29.52, Thiamin (mg) 0.4, Riboflavin (mg) 0.4, Niacin (mg) 13.82, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.88, Folate (µg) 124.99, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0.55, sodium (mg) 377, Potassium (mg) 740, calcium (mg) 70.68, iron (mg) 4.32, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 1.5, Lean Meat () 3, Fat () 1, Carb Choice () 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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