Thai Yellow Chicken Curry Pizza

What do you do when you are in the mood for Thai and pizza? Make Thai pizza of course! I didn’t really know what I was doing when I started out, but it turned out so good that I will definitely be making it again! I”m thinking next time I might try shrimp instead of chicken and see how that tastes!

What I did was cooked up the sauce first. A can of coconut milk ( i use the light kind) and about 2-3 tbsp of yellow curry paste ( or whatever paste you have;red,yellow, green.. I happened to have some yellow on hand). Simmer that over medium heat.

Cut up 2 chicken breasts into bite size pieces, add to the sauce. Add 2 tbsp of fish sauce and 2 tbsp of brown sugar. I like to add some lime juice as well. I used half a lime. Cook until the chicken is done.

Using a slotted spoon separate the chicken into a bowl and toss in the fresh basil. This was the first time I’ve used my basil from the garden and it smelled so nice!! (tasted great too)

Cook the remaining sauce and reduce by half or so. This is when I really wasn’t sure what to do and if you can think of something better please let me know! I poured some of the sauce onto my pizza crust, I used a premade flatbread. YOu don’t want to pour on to much that it soaks through the crust, but enough to get some flavour and that the pizza won’t be to dry. Add the chicken and basil on top, then sprinkle with mozzarella cheese, or whatever cheese you want! Cook away!

We had a nice baby spinach salad for a side dish. To make that all I use is some baby spinach leaves, some bean sprouts and some mushrooms. I used an olive oil balsamic vinegar dressing. Yum!

Enjoy and let me know how yours turns out!

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Thursday in the Kitchen

We watched the movie The Namesake Tuesday night that had me craving for Indian food. So Wednesday morning I headed to the grocery store with this menu in mind.

Naan Bread

Keemo Samosas (chicken curry)

Lentil Soup

Homemade mango chutney

All the recipes came from my Weight Watchers recipe book so it was easy for me to keep track of my points (yes I’m on ww) except for the Lentil Soup which I got at www.allrecipes.com.

First off I made the naan bread and set aside to rise… .which it didn’t really, and the final results of that was not very good, so next time I’ll just buy it! haha

I then made the mango chutney. Well I didn’t realize that peeling and pitting a mango was going to be so difficult! I did find a great tutorial here that was a big help.

Lots of great things in this recipe.. raisins, apricots, currents, onions, lime, ginger….

the end result was great! And I did my first attempt at canning since it made such a large batch! I got 2 full jars canned.

Next on the list was my Keemo (chicken curry) samosas. DELICIOUS!!! It made a ton too, so I’ll be having some for lunch and I froze the rest.

these were baked and not fried.. much better on the waist line! Add some mango chutney to it…

I didn’t get a photo of the lentil soup.. but I wasn’t really crazy about it. Ian liked it though!

All in all it was a great dinner!

In the spirit of being in the kitchen, here are some great Etsy shops.

Mmm these Indian spices look great! You can get them at Purpose Design’s Etsy shop. She has a wonderful array of spices!

Green curry spices.. YUM! Find it in Emburke’s etsy shop.

In the spirit of Indian food here’s another great shop. This is a Subji Masala spice blend that you can get in Ohmasala’s Etsy shop

I hope this post gets you inspired to do some creating in the kitchen today.