Curried Walnut Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Curried Walnut Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Curried Walnut Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 6 servings



A chicken dish that will satisfy your craving for Indian food. From the Walnut Marketing Board. walnuts, chicken broth, cornstarch, curry powder, chicken breasts, carrots, red bell pepper, green onions, salt, long-grain white rice cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Curried Walnut Chicken

1/2 cup chopped walnuts (12155)
14 1/2 ounce fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
3 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon curry powder
12 ounces cooked chicken breast (5065), net from 1 pound fresh boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch cubes
2 medium carrots, peeled and thinly sliced on the diagonal
1 small red bell pepper, seeded and sliced into thin strips
4 green onions, cut on the diagonal into 1 inch pieces
1 salt, to taste
3 cups (hot) cooked long-grain white rice (20045)

Recipe Directions for Curried Walnut Chicken

  1. Heat walnuts in a dry skillet over medium-high heat 1-2 minutes until walnuts are slightly toasted. Set aside and reserve. In a medium bowl whisk together broth, cornstarch and Curry powder. Set aside and reserve.

  2. Coat a 12-inch nonstick skillet with vegetable cooking spray and set over medium-high heat. Add chicken and saute, stirring occasionally, until chicken is seared and golden brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in carrots, bell pepper and green onions; saute, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes

  3. Stir in Curry mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thickened, chicken is cooked throughout and vegetables are crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Season with salt. Spoon rice into individual warm serving bowls; top with chicken-Curry mixture and walnuts, dividing equally.

Categories

Chicken, Nuts, Rice, Vegetables, Main Dish, American, Indian, Saute, Simmer, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 254.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
239
Calories from Fat
33
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.7g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
44mg
15%
Sodium
208mg
9%
Potassium
279mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
30.2g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
19.8g
Vitamin A 78% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 4% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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