Sauté Pan Roasted Chicken with Curried Potato Risotto & Kale
1 Whole Chicken, Cut into 8 Pieces
4 Cups Potatoes, Small Dice
1 Onion, Small Diced
4 Cups Kale, Washed & Chopped
2 Tablespoons Curry Powder
1 12oz Can of Coconut Milk
16oz Chicken Stock
1 Lemon, Seeded and Juiced
Salt and Pepper to Taste
4-6oz Olive Oil
Preheat oven to 375 F.
Season chicken pieces on both sides with salt and pepper and set to the side.
Preheat a large Sauté Pan over medium-high heat about 1 minute. Drizzle about 2 tablespoons of olive oil in the pan to coat the bottom of the pan, oil should immediately become hot and shimmer. Carefully lay the chicken pieces skin side down (away from you to avoid splattering oil onto yourself) and cook both sides until golden brown. Place whole pan in the oven and cook for 12-15 minutes.
Place a second medium sauté pan onto the stove over medium high heat and combine the potatoes, onions, curry powder, kale, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and salt & pepper. Sauté until onions are translucent, about 4-5 minutes. Add coconut milk and half of the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Continue to stir and scrape the bottom of the pan to avoid burning while slowly adding more stock as needed. Cook until tender, remove from heat and allow to sit while you finish the chicken. This process should take about 15 minutes.
Remove chicken from the oven and transfer chicken from the onto a plate. Place saute pan over the heat once again and add the chopped kale, salt and pepper and saute until tender and slightly wilted. Squeeze Lemon onto kale and set aside.
To finish the dish, stir potatoes to creamy and place on plate. Slice Chicken Breast and place onto the Potato Risotto and finish with Lemony Kale.
For any leftovers, sauté on low garlic, onion, carrots until caramelized and deglaze with wine or stock. Cook down until liquid has nearly evaporated and make sure to get all those tasty bits on the bottom of the pan. Next add stock or water. Bring to a boil as you shred chicken into the mixture and any other leftovers from the above. You can also add extra veggies. Cook on medium until heated through.