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Coconut Curry Chicken

Coconut Chicken Curry recipe perfect for a busy weeknight meal! Simple, flavorful and healthy 20-minute chicken dinner for anyone who loves a mild chicken curry. Our Coconut Curry Chicken recipe uses diced chicken, tomatoes, coconut milk and just enough curry to add flavor, but not make it too spicy. It's the perfect chicken curry recipe for families!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: chicken, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chicken curry recipe
Servings: 7
Calories: 136kcal


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 ½ tablespoons curry powder
  • 1/2 cup diced sweet onion
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 14 ounce can coconut milk
  • 1 14.5 ounce can stewed, diced tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced


  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add curry, onions, and garlic and mix thoroughly. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, letting the flavors meld.
  • Add chicken, tossing lightly to coat. Season chicken with salt & pepper. Reduce heat to medium, and cook for 5 minutes, until chicken is mostly cooked through.
  • Add coconut milk, tomatoes, and sugar and stir to combine. Heat until lightly bubbling, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Serve chicken over rice. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.


Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 272mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.6mg