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Saturday, 7 September 2019

Chicken and Courgette (Zucchini) Curry Soup : Low Carb


This recipe is from Pascale Naessens, (pictured below), she says the warm and inviting scent of curry that fills the kitchen when you make this fresh low-carb soup is irresistible. Tender chicken and crispy courgette/zucchini are the stars of this coconut-infused flavour wonder!

Ingredients
Serves Two
2 tbsp. olive oil, divided
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 white onions, finely chopped
¾ cup (175ml) coconut milk
2 cups (475ml) water
3 tbsp. green curry paste
1 tbsp. fresh parsley or fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1 lb (450g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into small pieces
1 large courgette (zucchini)

salt and ground black pepper
Instructions
Can be found here

Coconut milk has recently become very popular. It's a tasty alternative to cow's milk that may also provide a number of health benefits. Coconut milk comes from the flesh of mature brown coconuts. It is used in many traditional cuisines around the world. Coconut milk is high in calories and saturated fat. The milk is also a good source of several vitamins and minerals. Coconut milk is a tasty, nutritious and versatile food that is widely available. It can also be made easily at home. It’s full of important nutrients like manganese and copper. Including moderate amounts in your diet may boost your heart health and provide other benefits as well. Read more about Coconut milk here

Pascale Naessens is Belgium’s bestselling cookbook author,
read more about her here

Dear readers, you will find a variety of articles/recipes within this blog, and it is important to note, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan

25 comments:

Tom said...

...there's an oversupply of Zucchini right about now!

CJ Kennedy said...

I bet this would knock my cold out of the park

Khaya Ronkainen said...

This looks delish, and I do love to cook with coconut milk. So many recipes to try, more especially soups in fall they are the best. Thank you for your resourceful blog.

Christine said...

Tempting to try...thanks. Zucchini is plentiful now.

Chatty Crone said...

That looks great.

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

This looks like something I might enjoy.

Valerie-Jael said...

Sounds wonderful, thanks for sharing. Valerie

sandy said...

that sounds and looks interesting - mike would like it.

Elephant's Child said...

Aren't soups wonderful? And so varied.

William Kendall said...

Quite a meal.

Our photos said...

Looks tasty !

Chris Lally said...

A yummy combination of flavors, Jan! Sounds like a winner:)

Jan/JFM said...

Something that I would like to try.
Thank you Jan 💮

Lorrie said...

This sounds unique and delicious! There is a lot of zucchini (courgette) in our garden just now!

Evi Erlinda said...

I have some zucchini and this recipe seems must-try :)
Thank you

dellgirl said...

Oooo, I love chicken and I love Zucchini. This Curry Soup recipe looks delicious. Thanks for sharing this yummy looking dish.

Wishing you all the best!

bill burke said...

That looks good, I'll have to try it. I already have some courgettes that I got at the market today. Thanks, Jan.

The Joy of Home with Martha Ellen said...

As we get closer to the cooler days of Autumn, soup sounds more and more appealing. I'll have to give this one a try. Thank you.

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Uma excelente sopa e aproveito para desejar um bom Domingo.

Andarilhar
Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
Livros-Autografados

eileeninmd said...

Hello,

This soup sounds tasty! Thanks for sharing. Have a happy day and a great new week!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Sounds yummy, another super recipe to try.. merci beaucoup Jan✨

Lowcarb team member said...

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...
Uma excelente sopa e aproveito para desejar um bom Domingo

Google translate:
An excellent soup to enjoy, wish you a good Sunday

Magic Love Crow said...

This looks really interesting Jan! Thank you!

Kezzie said...

Oh my!!!! This really does look amazing. Somehow, over the last few years, Courgettes have become the greatest constant in my diet above all else so I am very interested in this!

DeniseinVA said...

Looks delicious Jan. I saw a link to your recipe at Christine's Blog. Had to come over and see. Thank you and have a great week :)