Corn Curry Chicken Wild Rice Stew

I made a curry thing that doesn’t look like barf! It’s all due to Will’s fancy new camera. I’m sure in bad lighting it could still look unappetizing.  Let’s not dare it to.

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Will and I are about to celebrate five years of marriage and our epic 250 miles of paddle and portage honeymoon adventure with far too little time in the BWCA.

In the meanwhile I leave you with this wonderfully autumn “recipe” in which everything is a guess and you should make it your own.

Into the slow cooker I added:
1 onion diced
3 carrots diced
4 stalks of celery
Lots of minced garlic
Generous splash of apple cider vinegar
8 chicken thighs (bone in, skin off)
About 3T of curry powder
1 can of creamed corn
1 can of coconut milk
This ended up way too thick.  I added a bunch of liquid (milk, white wine, more vinegar, water etc) at the end of cooking.   I’d suggest starting out with two can’s of coconut milk or even just a cup or two of water.

Set the slow cooker for high for 4 hours (or was it 5?)

I boiled and drained 2 cups of wild rice.  But I ended up using only about half of it.

At the end I cut the kernels off 3 ears of corn directly into the mess.  I might have also added a bunch of chopped cilantro, but I can’t remember now.

I fished out the chicken bones while the corn warmed up.

That was it.  It made a boat load.  Enough to feed us for the week and freeze some for when we get back from our trip. 

Here is proof of the non-recipe nature of this stew.  This is the notebook I use to plan what to cook.  It’s what I use to help assemble a grocery list and then assemble the ingredients for cooking. It’s clearly not an exact science.

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One Response to Corn Curry Chicken Wild Rice Stew

  1. Sounds yummy. Is Corn a brother to your old friend Kai?

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