Red Thai Curry
A coconut-based Thai curry made with lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves & dried red chilli. Filled with all the crunchy veg & chicken-style pieces, served with brown rice.
505kcals, 20g fat, 64g carbs, 10g sugar, 9g fibre, 20g protein
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Coconut milk is rich in vitamins C and E that are well known for their anti-oxidant properties. Free oxygen radicals are formed by our body tissues during the process of metabolism. They are harmful to cellular components and contribute towards aging and tumor growth. Antioxidants contained in coconut milk help to neutralize these harmful substances.
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A single tomato can provide about 40% of the daily recommended minimum of vitamin C.
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