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Thai Curried Saute with Ground Chicken
bell peppers / pineapple

Active: 35 min Total: 35 min
We first featured this meal in October of 2013 and wanted to bring it back in a different version. This time the paleo version is more of a curry saute (instead of using cauliflower rice). We know it'll still be a hit though!
Smarts: Pineapple is sweet and tart and makes a great flavor contrast to savory.


Curried Saute with Ground Chicken & Pineapple:
  • Ground chicken - 1 lb
  • Fish sauce - 1 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp
  • Stevia - 1/4 tsp
  • Onions - 1 , sliced
  • Garlic - 3 cloves , minced
  • Carrots, medium-sized - 1 , grated
  • Pineapple, fresh or canned - 1 1/2 cups , chopped
  • Bell pepper, green - 1 , sliced
  • Bell pepper, red - 1 , sliced
  • Curry paste, yellow (sub green or red) - 1 Tbsp
  • Honey - 1/2 Tbsp
  • Coconut milk, light - 2/3 cup
  • Cooking oil - 1 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp
  • Cashews - 1/2 cup
  • Limes - 1/2 , juice of


  1. Ground chicken - Season with first part of fish sauce, Stevia, and some salt and pepper. Fold to mix. (Can be done up to 1 day ahead)
  2. Onions / Garlic / Carrots / Pineapple / Bell Peppers - Prep as directed. Use a box grater to grate carrots (for larger batches, use a food processor). (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  3. Sauce - Whisk together curry paste, second part of fish sauce, honey, and coconut milk. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)

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  1. Heat a wok over medium-high heat. Add first part of cooking oil and then ground chicken to heated oil. Pour in half the sauce, and break up meat with a wooden spoon. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes until meat is cooked through. Remove from wok and set aside.
  2. Return wok to heat and add second part of cooking oil to wok. Add in onions to heated oil and saute until softened, ~3 minutes. Next add in garlic and carrots. Stir-fry for 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Fold in peppers and stir-fry for another 3 to 5 minutes, until veggies are tender but still crunchy. Next add in pineapple, remainder of sauce, chicken, and cashews. Toss everything together and finish with lime juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper or fish sauce. Enjoy your curried saute hot!



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