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Kids will have fun making their own custom creations when you set out lots of tasty topping options. Precook a big batch of brown rice; freeze some to serve later.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 2015


Credit: Brian Kennedy; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

19 mins
35 mins
Serves 8 (serving size: 3/4 cup curry mixture; 1/2 cup rice; about 1 tablespoon each coconut, almonds, raisins, banana chips, and green onions; 1 1/2 teaspoons cilantro; 1 1/2 teaspoons mint; and 1 lime wedge)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add white onion and garlic; sauté 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add chicken, curry powder, and salt, tossing to coat. Cook 7 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked, stirring occasionally. Add stock, coconut milk, and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 15 minutes or until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally.

  • Place coconut, almonds, raisins, banana chips, green onions, cilantro, mint, and lime wedges each in small serving bowls. Spoon 1/2 cup rice into each of 8 shallow bowls; top each serving with about 3/4 cup chicken mixture. Serve immediately along with toppings.

Chef's Notes

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.


We Heart Cooking: Totally Tasty Food for Kids, a collaboration with Cooking Light.

Nutrition Facts

409 calories; fat 16.6g; saturated fat 7g; mono fat 3.6g; poly fat 1.7g; protein 29g; carbohydrates 38g; fiber 5g; iron 3mg; sodium 417mg; calcium 66mg.