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Curry Chicken Backpacking Meal

Published August 31, 2019
Elisa Silva

Written By: Elisa Silva

Elisa has over 10 years of experience in recipe writing and has written multiple cookbooks over the last year

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<article itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Recipe"> <section itemprop="description"> <p>Backpacking meals are a convenient way of filling yourself up after a long day of hiking. But, if you have ever looked at the ingredients you probably know that they are packed full of carbs and processed ingredients. Yuck! </p> <p>On top of being unhealthy, pre-packaged meals are almost impossible to find if you are trying to follow a low-carb, or ketogenic diet. </p> <p>So what can you do…...? Get creative! </p> <p>One solution is to make your own backpacking meals. You will be shocked at how easy it can be to make flavor packed meals that meet your macros. </p> <p>Whether it’s lunchtime at the summit, or dinner around the campfire, this flavor packed curry chicken will give you the fuel you need to power through any day of backpacking. </p> <p>Want to see how this meal worked out for us? Check our our full length YouTube video on <a target="_blank" href="https://youtu.be/Z3v6tOyGy8k" rel="noreferrer">how to go keto in the wild</a>!</p> </section> <hr class="divider-15 divider-thick mx-auto"> <section class="recipe"> <h2 itemprop="name">CURRY CHICKEN BACKPACKING MEAL</h2> <div class="prep"> <span> <meta itemprop="prepTime" content="PT15M">Prep Time: 10 minutes</span> <span> <meta itemprop="cookTime" content="PT35M">Cook Time: 15-20</span> <span> <meta itemprop="recipeYield">Serves: 1</span> </div> <h3>Ingredients:</h3> <ul class="ingredients no-bullet"> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 12oz package of cauliflower rice</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 chicken breast</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">&frac12; can of coconut milk</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 tablespoon red curry paste</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">Chopped cilantro (optional)</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">Salt to taste</li> </ul> <hr class="divider-50 divider-medium"> <h3>Instructions:</h3> <ol itemprop="recipeInstructions"> <li>Using a butcher knife, thinly slice chicken breast lengthwise to about &frac14; of an inch. Rotate strips and slice in the opposite direction creating tiny cubes. </li> <li>Heat a skillet over medium-high heat (do not add oil to the pan). Place chicken cubes and stir frequently to ensure they are cooked through. Drain any excess liquid. </li> <li>Add remaining ingredients to the skillet and cook until cauliflower rice is tender and liquid has reduced. </li> <li>Remove from heat and allow to cool completely. </li> <li>To dehydrate spoon curry mixture onto solid plastic dehydrating trays. Be sure the mixture is spread evenly across the tray to ensure proper dehydration.</li> <li>Turn the dehydrator on to high and dehydrate for 18 hours. Check periodically.</li> <li>Once dehydrated place in an airtight container or seal in a vacuum sealed pouch.</li> </ol>
Nutrition Facts

Serves 1


Calories

698


Amount Per Serving

Total Fat

46.1 g

Sodium

1810 mg

Carbohydrate

29.8 g

Sugar

16 g

Dietary Fiber

2.7 g

Protein

43.7 g


Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Serves 1


Calories

698


Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Amount Per Serving

Total Fat

46.1 g

Sodium

1810 mg

Carbohydrate

29.8 g

Sugar

16 g

Dietary Fiber

2.7 g

Protein

43.7 g

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