Easy Indian Curried Chicken

This easy to make Indian Chicken Curry recipe served of Success® Jasmine Rice is a perfect place to start for anyone making their first curry dish.

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Servings SERVES 4

Ingredients

  • 2 bags Success® Jasmine Rice, Success® Basmati Rice, or Success® White Rice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into small strips
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cubes chicken bouillon, crushed
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp red curry paste
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • ½ cup warm water
  • ½ cup carrot, cut in matchstick strips
  • 2 tsps minced garlic
  • 1 can (13 ½ oz.) coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ cup peanuts, crushed
  • 1 fresh cilantro leaves, chopped

Instructions

  • If you’ve ever been intimidated by cooking curry, this recipe is a great place to start! The ingredients blend together well to help you create a savory and creamy chicken curry sauce to serve over a plate of fluffy and aromatic Success® Jasmine Rice.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Stir fry chicken and onions for 3-5 minutes. Dissolve bouillon, flour, curry paste, and peanut butter in water. Add to chicken with carrots, garlic, coconut milk, and brown sugar. Simmer for 10 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Serve mixture over rice and garnish with crushed peanuts and chopped cilantro.

How to Cook Chicken Curry

If you’re new to the world of curry, welcome! Before you get started, if you’ve never cooked with coconut milk or curry paste, they can be found in almost every grocery store in the international food section, you’ll want to find the canned coconut milk as it will help to give your dish consistency.

First, start by sautéing the chicken and onions together in a pan so that they create a base for the rest of the ingredients. Use half a cup of warm water but place it in a medium sized bowl to add the additional bouillon, flour, curry paste, and peanut butter.

If you’re wondering about peanut butter in a curry, trust us, it may sound odd but adds an excellent savory taste. If you prefer almond butter or have some on hand, swap it in for the peanut butter.

Next, add that mixture into your chicken and onions along with the carrots, minced garlic, can of coconut milk, brown sugar. This is where it gets good, stir the ingredients together and it is important to let them sit together as this is where the flavor blending magic happens. Once they have simmered together for a about 10 minutes, do a taste test to see how you like it and serve over warm Jasmine Rice.

Other suggestions

Can I use white rice? Yes, although Indian recipes are commonly served with Jasmine, feel free to swap in your rice of choice and make this dish your own.

Try this Chicken curry recipe when you have a minute or two to spend on prep, if not you might want to go with this Curry in a Hurry recipe.