Low-Calorie Green Chicken & Vegetable Curry Recipe

low-calorie green chicken and vegetable curry

Curries made with a creamy base can be high in calories and often get ruled out if you’re following a weight loss maintenance plan.

However, this doesn’t mean that all curries are off limits. You can still enjoy a curry dish with this green chicken and vegetable curry, which is a healthier, lower-calorie option and could fit into an OPTIFAST Intermittent Fasting or Partial Meal Replacement Plan.

Low-Calorie Chicken Curry Recipe



  • 500 g chicken fillets, skinned and chopped into small pieces
  • 3 tsp Thai green curry paste
  • 60 ml water
  • 240 g pumpkin, peeled and chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 150 g green beans, washed and sliced
  • 235 ml light evaporated milk
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • Cooking oil spray


  1. Place a large saucepan over a medium-high heat and lightly spray with cooking oil.

  2. Add the chicken pieces to the pan and stir-fry for 5-10 minutes, or until golden.

  3. Spoon the curry paste into the pan and stir until the chicken is coated.

  4. Next, add the water and the diced pumpkin, stir to combine, then cover with the lid and cook for about 5 minutes.

  5. Remove the lid, stir in the green beans and cook for a further 5 minutes, uncovered.

  6. While the green beans are cooking, in a small bowl, combine the evaporated milk and cornflour together. Then, add the mixture to the pan and bring to a boil.

  7. Stir occasionally, reduce the heat slightly and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 229
Total Fat 3.8g
Saturated Fat 0.97g
Sodium 294mg
Total Carbohydrates 12.5g
Dietary Fiber 2.8g
Sugar 9.7g
Protein 35g

This recipe makes a great fakeaway idea. Get more fakeaway inspiration here:

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2021-08-24 07:48:33By Health & Nutrition Expert

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