Curry in a Hurry

This quick-cooking, Curry in a Hurry with chicken is a welcome departure from boring, weeknight cooking. Travel to India tonight without ever leaving your kitchen!

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Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 15 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 30 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Basmati Rice
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, optional


  • Try your hand at this simple and delicious Curry in a Hurry recipe and you’ll want to make it again and again! Served over a plate of aromatic Success® Basmati Rice, it’s a delicious departure from your everyday chicken and rice.

  • Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet set over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and black pepper.

    Step 3

  • Add chicken to skillet and sauté until starting to brown, 3-5 minutes.

    Step 4

  • Add tomatoes, onions, garlic and curry powder to skillet. Simmer for 10 minutes, covered.

    Step 5

  • Serve curry over hot rice. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.

Curious About Curry?

Try this delicious, Indian-inspired recipe tonight! With just a few ingredients, convert simple chicken and rice into a flavorful, delicious chicken curry in less than 30 minutes.

This is a great option for weekly meal prep. Simply make the curry mixture and separate it into 4 portions. Our Success® Boil-in-Bag Rice makes it easy to prepare rice when you need it. Mix the rice in with the curry mixture when ready to eat and you have a tasty, perfect lunch for the office, school or even at home. Serve this curry as a rice bowl or plate it along with a side of vegetables.

The aromatic flavor of basmati rice is quite common for Indian dishes.

Pro Tip

To get the most flavor out of each ingredient, first add the onion and garlic with the chicken and sauté until they turn translucent. Next, add in the curry and stir until everything is coated. Lastly, add in the tomatoes, stir and let everything simmer for 10 minutes. Looking for a dinner recipe? Try our: easy Spanish rice recipe.