Easy Thai Chicken

Only have time to pick up a rotisserie chicken for dinner? Don't fret, this recipe will transform dull to extraordinary.

October 5, 2012

Serves: 4
Prep:   5min
Cook:   7min
Total:  12min

  • Rotisserie chicken
  • Canned light coconut milk
  • Bottled red curry paste
  • Fresh basil
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • salt and peper to taste




1. Pull meat from a rotisserie chicken in large pieces.

2. Spoon a few tablespoons from the top of a 13.5-ounce can of coconut milk into a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons of curry paste. Add 4 teaspoons of sugar, remaining coconut milk, and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a simmer, add chicken, and warm through.

3. Stir in a cup of fresh basil leaves.

Serving Tips

Serve with rice and lime wedges for an extra kick.

Nutritional Facts per serving

Calories              371 cal
Fat                     17.3 g
Saturated fat       8.2 g
Cholesterol          127.6 mg
Sodium               186.6 mg
Carbohydrates     5.4 g
Total sugars        5.5 g
Dietary fiber        0.7 g
Protein                44.3 g


Healthy Recipe Courtesy of Rodale Recipe Finder

Photo: Tara Donne