Active Time
N/A
Total Time
1 HR
Yield
Serves : 4
© Dana Gallagher

How to Make It

Step 1    

Light a grill. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and rub with 1 tablespoon of the oil and the lime juice. Grill the chicken over high heat until browned and cooked through, about 21/2 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to a carving board.

Step 2    

In a medium saucepan of boiling water, cook the fava beans just until bright green, about 2 minutes; drain and rinse under cold water. Working over a bowl, pop the beans out of their skins with your fingers.

Step 3    

In the same saucepan, whisk half of the coconut milk with the green curry paste. Whisk in the remaining coconut milk, 1/2 cup of the chicken broth, the fish sauce and the sugar and bring to a boil. Simmer over low heat for 5 minutes. Transfer the sauce to a blender. Add the 10 basil leaves and the 1/4 cup of cilantro and puree.

Step 4    

In a large skillet, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil. Add the onion and cook over moderately high heat until lightly browned. Add the green beans and yellow wax beans and the corn and cook over high heat for 2 minutes, tossing frequently. Add the remaining 1/2 cup of broth. Cover the skillet and simmer the beans until tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in the coconut-curry sauce and the fava beans and simmer until just heated through. Season the stew with salt and pepper.

Step 5    

Slice the chicken cutlets crosswise into 1/2-inch strips. Ladle the stew into shallow bowls. Top with the chicken strips and garnish with basil and cilantro leaves. Serve with lime wedges and jasmine rice.

Chef's Notes

One Serving 399 Calories, 15 gm Total Fat, 4 gm Saturated Fat, 34 gm Carbohydrates, 8 gm Fiber.

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