- 1 pound fresh green beans
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-size strips
- 1 teaspoon curry powder
- 3/4 cup peanut butter
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- calories (1/6 of recipe): 407
- fat 29 g
- satfat 11 g
- sodium 397 mg
- cholesterol 42 mg
How to Make It
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Trim green beans and break into small pieces. In a wok or heavy skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Meanwhile, toss the chicken with the curry powder. Place chicken in wok and stir-fry for 2 minutes, then add the beans and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 5 minutes.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the coconut milk, the peanut butter, and the soy sauce. Pour the mixture into wok, bring it to a boil, then reduce heat. Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the beans are tender.
Stir in 2 tablespoons of the parsley, and sprinkle remaining parsley on top.
How kids can help: Help trim green beans; break beans into pieces; whisk coconut milk, peanut butter, and soy sauce.
TIP: To speed up cooking, do prep work the night before: Slice meat, dice veggies, and stir together sauce ingredients, then store them in separate bowls in the fridge.