Thai Coconut Curry Chicken and Tofu
  • 8ounces extra-firm tofu (half of a standard container), drained
  • 3cups cooked riceJasmine, brown rice, basmati or other type
  • 1tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 onionpeeled and sliced
  • 6 carrotspeeled and sliced into coins – about 2 cups
  • 2 red bell pepperscored and sliced into thin strips – about 2 cups
  • 2 garlic clovespeeled and grated
  • 1tablespoon grated fresh gingerabout 1 inch
  • ½ pound boneless, skinless chicken tenderssnipped into cubes
  • 1 (14.5 ounce)can reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 (14.5 ounce)can light coconut milk
  • ¼cup creamy, unsweetened peanut butter
  • 2tablespoons reduced-sodium tamari or gluten-free soy sauce
  • 2tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2tablespoons red curry paste
  • 2cups baby kale or spinach
  • Cilantro, chopped green onion, hot sauce and/or chopped peanuts for garnish (optional)
  1. Place tofu onto a towel-lined plate. Top with another folded towel and another plate, and let sit for at least 30 minutes and up to 6 hours in the refrigerator. Dice and set aside.
  2. Cook rice according to package directions to make 3 cups cooked. Warm oil over medium heat in a medium pot. Add onion, carrots, bell pepper, garlic and ginger, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 4–6 minutes or until vegetables start to soften. Add chicken and broth, and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 8–10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink.
  3. Add coconut milk, peanut butter, tamari, syrup and curry paste to a glass heat-safe bowl. Warm for 30 seconds in the microwave and stir to combine. Stir into the vegetable mixture. Gently stir in tofu and kale, and serve over cooked rice with desired garnishes.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Thai Coconut Curry Chicken and Tofu
Amount Per Serving
Calories 121477 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 38%
Saturated Fat 18g 90%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 542mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 13g
Protein 20g 40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING (½ cup rice and about 1 cup curry): 477 cal, 25g fat (4g mono, 3g poly, 18g sat), 27mg chol, 542mg sodium, 43g carb (6g fiber, 13g sugars), 20g protein