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Spicy Thai Chicken with Root Vegetables

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    Fall brings many root vegetables that pair perfectly with spicy flavors that will waft through your kitchen as the dish slow cooks.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 6
    2 lbs. Hy-Vee True boneless, skinless chicken thighs
    1 large sweet poato, peeled and cut into 2-inch cubes
    1 turnip, peeled and cut into 2-inch cubes
    1 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil
    1 small white onion, finely chopped
    1 tbsp. bottled minced garlic
    ¼ c. Thai red curry paste
    2 tbsp. Hy-Vee creamy peanut butter
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee light brown sugar, packed
    1 tbsp. refrigerated ginger paste
    1 tsp. ground turmeric
    ½ tsp. kosher salt
    2 c. Hy-Vee chicken cooking stock
    2 tbsp. fish sauce
    4 c. baby spinach, lightly packed
    1 c. canned unsweetened coconut cream
    Fresh basil, for garnish
    Radishes, sliced, for garnish
    Hy-Vee lightly salted peanuts, crushed, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • 6-quart slow cooker
    • Large skillet
    • Whisk


    1. Place chicken, sweet potato, and turnip in 6-quart slow cooker; set aside. 

    2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally. Stir in curry paste, peanut butter, brown sugar, ginger paste, turmeric, and salt. Whisk in chicken stock and fish sauce until combined. Pour mixture over chicken and vegetables in slow cooker. Gently stir to coat. 

    3. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 to 5 hours or LOW for 7 to 8 hours or until chicken is very tender and cooked through (165 degrees).

    4. Stir in spinach and coconut cream. Cover and cook for 5 minutes. Garnish with basil, radish slices and peanuts, if desired. 

    Nutrition facts


    510 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 19g
    • Cholesterol: 140mg
    • Sodium: 1740mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 45g
    • Protein: 36g

    Daily Values

    Iron 20%
    Calcium 8%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 8%