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Curry Chicken Recipe

Lil' Luna
Delicious Coconut Curry Chicken is packed with flavor! Serve with rice or bread for a perfect chicken curry meal.
4.89 from 27 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6
Calories 286 kcal


  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cloves minced garlic minced
  • 1 lb. chicken breasts cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 carrots cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 russet potatoes peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 tbsp. yellow curry powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. red curry paste
  • 1 14 oz. can full-fat coconut milk
  • 3 c. low-sodium chicken vegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp. fish sauce


  • In a large skillet set over medium heat, add oil. Once the oil is hot, add the onion and cook for 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add chicken and brown, about 3 minutes per side. Add carrots and potatoes, cook until lightly browned. Stir in curry powder and curry pastes. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  • Whisk in coconut milk, broth, sugar, and fish sauce. Gently simmer (covered or uncovered) for 20 minutes or until potatoes and carrots are cooked through. 
  • Remove from heat and serve with rice and garnish with cilantro, if desired.


- Swap the chicken for 1 can of drained chickpeas, for a vegetarian curry.
- Add chopped roasted cashews or peanuts for added protein and crunch.


Calories: 286kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 28gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 186mgPotassium: 822mgFiber: 4gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 5765IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 84mgIron: 4.1mg
Keyword Coconut Curry Chicken
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