Indian Curry Chicken

 

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Indian Curry Chicken

This flavorful chicken curry recipe is fairly easy to make.  There are a lot of spices listed but if all else fails, just make sure you at least have the curry, cumin, and hopefully coriander.

This flavorful chicken curry recipe is fairly easy to make.  There are a lot of spices listed but if all else fails, just make sure you at least have the curry, cumin, and hopefully coriander.  The cayenne takes the heat level up a notch.  Want dairy free?  Use coconut milk instead.

  • Author: beckie
  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: Dinner / Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Indian

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken (breasts or thighs), diced
  • 1 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 Tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 15 oz can fire roasted crushed tomatoes
  • 1  1/2 cup cream (prefer whippin’)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped & divided
  • 6 cups cooked rice

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot to medium high heat and add the oil.  When hot add the onions and cook 3-5 minutes or until translucent.  Add garlic and ginger and cook 1-2 minutes or until fragrant.
  • Stir in all spices, salt, and 2 Tbsp cilantro and cook ~1-2 minutes.  Add water, tomatoes, and cream.  Bring to a boil covered, reduce heat and simmer uncovered ~ 20 minutes.  Add chicken and cook and an additional 5-8 minutes or until chicken is done.
  • Squeeze in lemon and serve chicken curry over rice and garnish with remaining cilantro.  Add salt to taste.  Happy Eating!  Beckie

TIP:  Tryin’ to up your veggies?  Add some frozen peas to the mixture when you add the chicken.

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Keywords: Curry, Chicken Curry, Rice, Comfort Food, Gluten Free

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