Spicy Chicken Stew in a Squash

Spicy Chicken Stew in a Squash

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 55 min 1 h 5 min 2

Ingredients


908 gm Acorn squash
2 tsp Coconut oil
227 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless (cubed, seasoned with salt and pepper)
1 tsp minced Ginger root
1 tsp Garlic (minced)
2 tbsp Almond butter (for almond sauce)
1 tbsp Honey (for almond sauce)
1 tbsp Water (boiling, for almond sauce)
1/4 whole lime(s) Lime juice (fresh) (for almond sauce)
1 tbsp Soy sauce, tamari (for almond sauce)
1 tsp minced Ginger root (for almond sauce)
1 tsp Chili paste, Gourmet Garden (for almond sauce)
1/4 cup Coconut milk
1/2 cup chopped Red bell pepper
2 tbsp Slivered almonds (for topping)
2 tbsp Cilantro (coriander) (chopped, for topping)

Instructions


1. Preheat oven to 375 F.

2. Cut the squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Using a fork, prick holes in to the skin and place cut side down on a baking sheet. Bake for 30-45 minutes, or until soft.

3. In a medium size pot, heat 1 tsp coconut oil. Add chicken pieces and cook for about 10 minutes (make sure chicken is browned). Transfer chicken to plate.

4. Add another tsp of coconut oil and the ginger and garlic. Stir together for 30 seconds, scraping the browned chicken pieces from the bottom of the pan.

5. Add the coconut milk and bring to a simmer. Mix spicy almond sauce ingredients well. Add the sauce, chicken and the veggies and mix well. Simmer, covered, on low for about 5-8 minutes or until veggies are cooked through.

6. Serve divided between the 2 squash halves.

Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 643
Calories from fat 237
Calories from saturated fat 102
Total Fat 26.4 g
Saturated Fat 11.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.5 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Sodium 688 mg
Potassium 2223 mg
Total Carbohydrate 66 g
Dietary Fiber 10.1 g
Sugars 11.8 g
Protein 35 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat 1.3
Meat Alternative 0.7
Vegetables 6.8

Energy sources


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Notes:

Chicken

is a great source of lean protein which is important for muscle growth and repair!

Squash

is a power-packed veggie, rich in vitamin C, vitamin A and B6!

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