Sesame Red Curry Chicken with Bok Choy and Sweet Coconut Rice

Total Time:
3 hr 15 min
15 min
3 hr

4 servings

  • 4 cups chopped bok choy
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1 pound skinless boneless chicken breast halves, 4 (4-ounce) halves
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup sake (rice wine)
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut
  • 2 cups quick cooking jasmine rice
  • 2 (14-ounce) can light coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro leaves, for garnish
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Arrange bok choy and red pepper in bottom of slow cooker. Season 4 chicken breast halves all over with salt and black pepper and place on top of bok choy.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together broth, sake, sesame oil, ginger, and curry paste. Pour mixture over chicken. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or HIGH for 3 to 4 hours.

  • In a small skillet toast flaked coconut on low heat until lightly toasted, about 5 to 8 minutes. To a medium saucepan, add rice and coconut milk and set pan over medium-high heat, bring to a simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Stir in toasted coconut. Set aside 1 1/2 cups for another recipe.

  • Spoon rice onto a serving platter. Top with chicken, bok choy, bell peppers and sauce from slow cooker. Garnish with cilantro.

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