Coconut Chicken Curry

Our Coconut Chicken Curry is not only flavorful, but it's also quick and easy to make and healthy for you!

School Of Nutrition Posted Dec 19, 2013 Future Fit Training

This chicken curry recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes.

Preparation time less than 30 mins

Cooking time 10 to 30 mins

Serves 4


  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 onions, sliced
  • 100g/3½oz plain flour
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • 1 daikon (mooli), peeled and cut into thin batons about 7.5cm/3in long
  • 100g/3½oz coconut cream, grated
  • 200ml/7fl oz chicken stock
  • 100ml/4fl oz Greek-style yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 2 tbsp peas

To serve

  • jasmine rice
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • coriander leaves
  • 1 pomegranate

Preparation method

  1. Heat half the oil in a heavy-based frying pan and fry the onions over a low heat for 20 minutes, or until they soften and become golden-brown.
  2. Meanwhile mix the flour, cumin, salt and freshly ground black pepper in a bowl until well combined.
  3. Dredge the chicken in the seasoned flour. Heat the remaining oil in a separate frying pan and fry the chicken for two minutes on each side. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.
  4. Place the mooli into the same pan as the chicken and cook for two minutes, stirring all the time.
  5. Add the coconut cream, chicken stock, yoghurt and curry powder and bring to the boil. Add the chicken pieces, caramelized onions and peas and cook for a further five minutes.
  6. Pour over the lime juice and garnish with coriander leaves and pomegranate seeds.

Recipe from Simon Rimmer of Something for the Weekend.