Easy Coconut Milk Curry Chicken

20 May

Coconut curry chicken is not only a super flavorful dish, but it’s also easy to make and healthy for you!  I have my mom to thank for this one!  I learned this delicious recipe from her :)  Warning though, you are going to get SO hungry cooking this because the coconut milk smells amazing!

Super Easy and Ridiculously Delicious:  Coconut Milk Curry Chicken Recipe!

Coconut Curry Chicken

Coconut Milk Curry Chicken
Coconut Milk Curry Chicken

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 4 boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup of sliced onions
  • 1 potato
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1 can of coconut milk (13.5 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons of curry powder
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • Olive oil
  • Salt, as desired
Super Easy and Ridiculously Delicious:  Coconut Milk Curry Chicken Recipe!

Curry Powder and Coconut Milk

Instructions

1.  Cut your potatoes up in to cubes,  slice up your onions, chop up your garlic, and cut your chicken in to cubes.

Super Easy and Ridiculously Delicious:  Coconut Milk Curry Chicken Recipe!

Cubed potatoes

Super Easy and Ridiculously Delicious:  Coconut Milk Curry Chicken Recipe!

Garlic and onions

Super Easy and Ridiculously Delicious:  Coconut Milk Curry Chicken Recipe!

Chicken cut in to cubes

2. In a large skillet, in low heat heat up your butter.  Once it melts, dump your curry powder in there.  Swirl it around until well blended.

Super Easy and Ridiculously Delicious:  Coconut Milk Curry Chicken Recipe!

Curry Powder and Butter

3.   Add in the can of coconut milk.  (The one I used is a Thai coconut milk, but if you can’t find that any where there’s Thai Kitchen’s available here.)  Swirl it around.

Super Easy and Ridiculously Delicious:  Coconut Milk Curry Chicken Recipe!

Chef’s Choice Coconut Milk

Super Easy and Ridiculously Delicious:  Coconut Milk Curry Chicken Recipe!

Coconut milk mixed with buttery curry powder

4.  Keep the coconut milk blend heated up and in a separate skillet, sauté the garlic and the onions with the olive oil.

Super Easy and Ridiculously Delicious:  Coconut Milk Curry Chicken Recipe!

Sautéing garlic and onions

5. Once the onions are translucent, throw in the cubed chickens.

Super Easy and Ridiculously Delicious:  Coconut Milk Curry Chicken Recipe!

Added the chicken

6.  Once the meat is cooked very lightly, throw the cubed potatoes and the sauté chicken/onion/garlic mix in to the coconut milk/curry powder mix.  Mix it all together well, and turn the heat to high.  Once it starts simmering, lower the heat to medium low, and cover.

Super Easy and Ridiculously Delicious:  Coconut Milk Curry Chicken Recipe!

All the ingredients mixed together

7.  Let it cook for about 30 minutes or when your chicken is cooked thoroughly (and try not to die of hunger with all that delicious coconut milk aroma in the air!).

Super Easy and Ridiculously Delicious:  Coconut Milk Curry Chicken Recipe!

Mmm… Coconut Milk Curry Chicken

And that’s it!  Dinner is served, and it is GOOOOOOD.

(Psst… there’s another version of this… almost the same but with sweet potatoes! Click here to see the recipe!)

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160 Responses to “Easy Coconut Milk Curry Chicken”

  1. Isabella May 20, 2013 at 10:58 am #

    This looks SO delicious!
    I can imagine how good it is – I am totally going to make it this week!
    Thank you! :)

    • Tina T. May 20, 2013 at 12:49 pm #

      Thanks! I think you’re going to love how easy it is to make!

  2. 35andupcynicismonhold May 20, 2013 at 11:30 am #

    wow, it looks delicious! and your preparation is something i could go back to one day, in case i cook the dish.thanks.

    hello, Tina. sorry, dear, it’s been a while. haven’t had much time to blog hop recently. i hope things are alrighty your side of town. warm regards… :) ~ ate san

    • Tina T. May 20, 2013 at 12:50 pm #

      Hey! Long time to see around these wordpress parts! I hope you’re doing well! Glad to see you stopping by and saying hi :)

  3. Paleo Rachel June 19, 2013 at 8:47 pm #

    Could you substitute LITE coconut milk in place of the full fat coconut milk, or use less of the full fat coconut milk? Thanks!!!

    • Tina T. June 21, 2013 at 10:36 am #

      Hey there, I personally have not used light coconut milk in place of the full fat coconut milk, but yes you can. The only thing is that it will be less creamy and more liquid-y. If you really want to use light coconut milk, check out this link: http://www.godairyfree.org/news/how-to-use-coconut-milk. It mentions how you can use less full fat coconut milk instead. Thanks for stopping by!

      • Cookin up June 21, 2013 at 1:53 pm #

        Made the recipe last night with regular coconut milk, it was amazing and so easy! Thank you! Posted a picture on my Instagram @cookinupturnup

        • Tina T. June 21, 2013 at 2:15 pm #

          I just checked it out! Looks GREAT!

  4. Kelly July 1, 2013 at 9:27 pm #

    We made this for dinner tonight and doubled the recipe. We also added a little extra curry powder and because it wasn’t sweet enough, we added white sugar – perfect! Easy to make and we will have left overs tomorrow!!!!!

    • Tina T. July 2, 2013 at 10:57 am #

      Awesome! My mom sometimes adds some brown sugar in to it too! Glad you liked it :)

    • Shirley Dias July 26, 2013 at 4:37 pm #

      I’m doubling the recipe also, I’m not adding sugar but adding unsweetened shredded coconut.

      • Gaston I. July 27, 2013 at 10:56 pm #

        This looks delicious!
        Thanks, I’ll try it out,

        G

  5. Gary August 2, 2013 at 5:29 pm #

    I am Making this recipe right now as I am typing this I thought that the garlic would be to much being 5 cloves but am trying this I have been a chef for over 10 years now and love all culture’s of food when I have finished cooking and eating will be back with how good it was

  6. Gary August 2, 2013 at 8:37 pm #

    This was totally Amazing the only difference is I did not use the potato I served it over rice it was really delicious will be adding this to the list of recipes I like thank you for a great recipe

    • Tina T. August 2, 2013 at 10:53 pm #

      I’m so glad you liked it! This is one of my fave go to’s as it’s easy and taste yummy! :)

      • Judy August 15, 2013 at 10:11 am #

        Hey! Thanks so much for the recipe! Easy to make and really delicious! :)

        • Tina T. August 16, 2013 at 8:51 pm #

          No problem! Glad you liked it! :D

      • Cindy February 22, 2014 at 9:00 pm #

        Hi Tina

        I saw your recipe for the coconut milk curry chicken.
        I wanted to make it and to use the exact ingredients you use, but could not find any canned coconut milk and the Jamaican curry powder that I could not find either.

        Can you please respond and let me know where you purchase yours.

        Thank you,
        Cindy

  7. Macarena Espinoza August 14, 2013 at 10:08 pm #

    I just made this and is amazing! I’ve made other versions of chicken curry before (with milk cream and different order of preparation) but this one was truly amazing, not only to taste but to cook! The chicken was so tender and not dry/overcooked like my previous versions.

    And I also added a personal touch, since I’m a big fan of spicy foods I used a teaspoon of “Merkén” (I’m from Chile and this is a very traditional condiment made by the mapuche people), it blended perfectly with the rest of the flavors. You should really try it, I believe cayenne pepper is very similar to merkén.

    I loved it, thank you :)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merk%C3%A9n

    • Tina T. August 14, 2013 at 10:46 pm #

      Merkén sounds delicious! I am also a huge fan of spicy foods so I am definitely going to try out this condiment next time I see it in the store! Thanks for sharing!! :)

  8. David August 17, 2013 at 6:27 pm #

    This was absolutely amazing. Brings the chef out of ya!! Thanks!!

    • Tina T. August 19, 2013 at 4:37 pm #

      Thanks! I’m glad you liked it! :)

  9. Jacob Crim September 1, 2013 at 7:06 pm #

    I am totally making this. Would make for a great weeks of meals I would think.

  10. eula bautista September 6, 2013 at 5:12 pm #

    thank you so much for sharing!!! so simple and delish!!!

  11. Debbie Bozarth September 6, 2013 at 8:03 pm #

    Just made this recipe following it to the “T”. While it had a nice texture there was not much flavor especially any heat. It may have been the type of curry I used so to make it more to my liking I happen to have curry boulion for the ethnic isle at the store. I had a Med/hot version so I added a few cubes (which are large) to the mixture. I also omitted the potato (trying to keep carbs low) and added bell pepper and also some peas. I made Thai jasmine rice to go with it. Wah-lah! Perfection. I do love the step by step instructions with the pictures you did. Very helpful and his is an easy recipe to tweak to anyone’s liking. Thanks!

  12. kaitlin September 10, 2013 at 4:38 am #

    Just wondering how many it feeds

    • Tina T. September 12, 2013 at 7:21 pm #

      Sorry for the late reply! I make it for 2 people for dinner and then have left overs for 2 for lunch the next day. I guess it depends how much you’re going to eat!

  13. Steve September 12, 2013 at 8:08 pm #

    I just cooked this for my family and it’s sooooooooooooooo yummy!!!!! Definitely doing this recipe again. Very easy to prepare. Thank you.

  14. Jess chapman September 17, 2013 at 1:07 pm #

    Did this recipe tonight and it was amazing

  15. Nancy September 18, 2013 at 8:51 pm #

    Made this tonight but use breast meat instead of thighs. Doctored it up a bit with some cayenne pepper. Dish was satisfying and good but my potatoes didn’t cook through. Next time I’ll dice the potatoes instead of cubing them

  16. Judith September 18, 2013 at 11:29 pm #

    Thank u so much just did it and it turned out really good :-)

  17. Ben September 19, 2013 at 2:58 pm #

    Can I had 1 or 2 more chicken thighs?

    • Tina T. September 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm #

      Hey Ben! You can use 1 or 2 and only use half of the recipe’s ingredients and decrease cooking times, OR you can make it as is, and have a very saucy curry dish! Up to you :)

      • Ben September 19, 2013 at 4:34 pm #

        Hi, I meant that I would like to add 1 or 2 chicken thighs in addition to the 4 it calls for, would I have to increase the amount of coconut milk or is one can still enough?

        • Tina T. September 19, 2013 at 4:58 pm #

          Oh! I see what you mean now. You COULD add 1 or 2 more chicken thighs without changing the recipe, but it won’t be as saucy. I would probably add half more can of coconut milk and another tbsp of curry powder to make sure it’s saucy enough, and then make sure to cook it longer to make sure chicken cooks thoroughly. Good luck!

          • Ben September 20, 2013 at 12:30 am #

            Does it matter if the chicken is covered when it’s cooking? I have a big frying pan I can use but I don’t have a lid for it

        • Tina T. September 21, 2013 at 12:06 am #

          I can’t reply to the other comment cause WordPress won’t let me… but my answer is that – I always cook it covered, if you uncover it, it might be a bit less saucy… You can try it but I’m not exactly sure if the chicken will cook fast enough, or if it will be saucy enough!

          • Vivian M October 10, 2013 at 1:52 am #

            The recipe sounds so yummy!! I’m diabetic, so I will try it with the low fat coconut milk and serve it over shirataki (lo carb made with tofu & yam flour) fettucine noodles. I should leave out the potato, but it’s only just one.. . :-)
            For the person with no lid, a nice piece of tin foil that wraps snugly around the edges of your pan should work. :-)

  18. Alina Tokhtakhounov September 23, 2013 at 3:05 pm #

    Hey Tina,

    Just wanted to thank you for this scrumptious recipe, I made it for my dad and his friends and they loved it!
    (Only difference was I added some lemon juice, but I add that to everything)

    Alina,
    :D

  19. Laura September 30, 2013 at 3:13 pm #

    Looks good! Could I substitute regular curry powder (indian?) instead of Jamaican curry powder? Thanks!

    • Tina T. September 30, 2013 at 3:27 pm #

      Yes, you can! I haven’t tried it before, but I know a lot of people that have and they say they like it :)

  20. Jaren October 10, 2013 at 4:00 pm #

    This was absolutely DELICIOUS. My whole family, including my picky children, gobbled it down! I will definitely be visiting your blog more regularly for more great recipes. Just a few observations/suggestions: I would recommend starting the onions and garlic FIRST, and then chop the potatoes and the chicken while the other stuff is saute-ing. I followed the directions to the letter and my potatoes starting turning brown cause they were sitting out in the open air. Yes, definitely start the saute first, then do the chopping, then prepare the curry/milk, etc. In any event, this recipe is a definite keeper!

  21. Adam October 13, 2013 at 8:51 pm #

    Great recipe!! Instead of potatoes, added red & orange bell peppers for color, added red chili paste for some heat and served over quinoa… it was awesome!!!

    Thanks for the recipe.

  22. Taylor October 21, 2013 at 10:21 pm #

    This was delish ^-^ I added jalapenos and used 4 different types of curry,lol. I tend to forget I have curry so I buy more. I use it to make tuna curry, another favorite of my family’s. My kids and hubby gobbled it up and they cameback for seconds. We served ours with rice too! I will definitely be serving this again!!!

  23. Taylor October 21, 2013 at 10:27 pm #

    Ohh, I also added red bell peppers^-^

  24. chris thomas November 3, 2013 at 2:47 am #

    my Daughter & I saw this & thought it looked like the best curry ever. boy were we WRONG!! when she opened the curry we thought we’d start off with less so it wouldn’t be too spicy. we ended up using 2x the curry, yet there was absolutely NO flavor!! the texture of the sauce is off as well. we even added zucchini to add a little texture (& because there’s no such thing as too little zucchini). we parboiled the potatoes & used a smaller dice yet they were still raw. we tried to figure what we could to improve this recipe but realized that would be too much trouble so we’ll just find a different recipe!!!

  25. Socorro November 4, 2013 at 11:21 pm #

    I made this dish and it was delicious.

  26. Tz November 8, 2013 at 2:07 am #

    For the person who complained about the recipe.. It may be the curry your using.. try a different brand. I tend to saute my curry with my onions and garlic and then add the milk but thats how itz made locally by most people on trinidad.. its gets a darker colour.
    Also added fresh seasoning like cilantro and celery finely diced is yummt and adds a lil crunch.. you can also cook just potatoes in this type curry or curry some shrimp .. mm shrimp.. laterz.. wil try it this way to see the difference..

  27. Dannys girl December 2, 2013 at 2:40 pm #

    This came out amazing!! I added a handful of cashews and it was insane

    • tsaitina December 2, 2013 at 3:43 pm #

      Adding cashews… great idea! I’ll have to try that next time!

      • judy March 17, 2014 at 9:18 pm #

        where in the world do you find Jamaican curry? I’m in OKC. There is a 5 star Jamaican curry recipe on Allspice recipes, but that’s A LOT of work and expense.

    • Michelle February 1, 2014 at 10:44 pm #

      Great idea to add the cashews! Thanks!

  28. Ashley December 4, 2013 at 11:23 pm #

    So delicious! Thank you for posting!

  29. Ken December 28, 2013 at 8:03 pm #

    Making it right now!

  30. Tony January 4, 2014 at 6:35 am #

    Without a doubt this is one of the best folks!

  31. Mukhtar January 6, 2014 at 3:08 pm #

    I tried this today for lunch. It turned out to be awesome. A very quick way of making a delicious coconut curry!

  32. Nikki January 11, 2014 at 2:20 am #

    I’m cooking it now and I’m starving!!! Smells so good!

  33. Jeff January 11, 2014 at 9:08 pm #

    My boyfriend and I cooked this last night and it was amazing! I added bamboo shoots in the recipe to add more texture and it was delicious. Will substitute beef next time. This recipe is definitely going to be added in my recipe book. Thanks so much!

  34. Connor January 11, 2014 at 9:51 pm #

    I think I must have used the wrong type of coconut milk or something because this was so greasy it made me nauseous just taking a few bites.

  35. Jose January 12, 2014 at 6:40 pm #

    My ex-wife use to make this for me, she never gave me the recipe, and now i know where so got it from…LoL and now she the ex i can make it myself without someone trying to poison me..LoL

  36. Franchesca January 19, 2014 at 7:02 pm #

    I made this today and it was wonderful!! I did use the LIte coconut with chicken breast just because I couldn’t find anything else here in my grocery store! I did use more curry too just cause I love it!!! Thank you!

  37. ar v. January 23, 2014 at 9:02 am #

    i cooked it last night mmmm soo good!!!!!

    • makhooj January 24, 2014 at 2:10 am #

      Makhooj
      Goin to try now for lunch so excited..
      looks soo yummy.. thanks for sharing.. bless

  38. Michelle February 1, 2014 at 9:58 pm #

    This recipe was absolutely fantastic! My whole family enjoyed it. I’ve been on this whole lets try new things kick and curry sounded good then I went a-googling and landed on your page and this awesome recipe! Thanks for sharing! We’ve got a new go to recipe in my house!

  39. Jack February 3, 2014 at 4:08 pm #

    About to try this tonight, doubling for a potluck.

    Am I right that it’s 4 tablespoons of curry powder? It’s abbreviated and lower case for curry (tbsp), spelled out for butter (tablespoon). Might be better to use Tbsp for both or spell out tablespoon for both, just so it doesn’t look like a possible typo!

    Thanks for the recipe.

    • tsaitina February 3, 2014 at 4:10 pm #

      Yes, it is table spoon. I will fix that, I can see how that can be confusing… Thanks!

  40. Roy February 3, 2014 at 10:03 pm #

    I was looking for a nice chicken curry recipe that wasn’t overly complicated to cook and this looks quick and easy. Looks great in the picture will definitely be trying this out!

  41. B February 5, 2014 at 3:22 pm #

    I made this today and added raisins & flaked almonds. Hubbie was well impressed ! Thanks for sharing

  42. Bayan February 8, 2014 at 5:43 pm #

    Wow, I made this today and it was out of the world, it’s so delicious, we used to order a small dish for 12$, and now I make it for my family for 10$. Thank you so much, we fell in love with this recipe, I will definitely make it again.

    • Sarah February 9, 2014 at 3:57 pm #

      This is definitely going to be one of my “go to” recipes for a quick and delicious dinner. Thanks for sharing!

  43. Suzanne February 14, 2014 at 1:53 am #

    This recipe looks delicious, I am going to make it tomorrow for dinner. I think that I am going to add pineapple chunks.

  44. Kim February 15, 2014 at 7:20 pm #

    I rarely ever take the time to comment but….. Oh my! I searched out this recipe because I remembered how wonderful my missionary cousins would make chicken curry. This recipe is easy and delicious! I added my own touches: chicken tenders because I prefer white meat, added cauliflower, doubled it for my family, then served it with rice and several toppings such as coconut, bananas, raisins, pineapple and almonds. Heaven!!!

  45. Liza al-Olaby February 17, 2014 at 9:03 am #

    This is perfect! I tried it and it was my first time cooking ever. Thank you!

  46. wayne February 18, 2014 at 2:36 am #

    You sure it’s only 2 tablespoons of curry powder ? Tastes like it should have more

  47. pat February 18, 2014 at 7:26 pm #

    I would like this recipe much better if the instructions were all in one place instead of spread out between beautiful but superfluous pictures and their captions. It’s too annoying for me.

  48. Anjeline February 19, 2014 at 9:46 pm #

    Tried this tonight and wow! This is pretty tasty. I never made curry of any kind before so I wasn’t sure about how much seasoning this needed but A good helping of salt and white sugar did the trick! Thanks for this!

  49. Ms Chris. Hughes-Bowyer February 26, 2014 at 2:34 pm #

    Curry turned out fantastic. Thanks and I will use you again. Amazing.

  50. roger h February 27, 2014 at 11:14 pm #

    thanx tina this was absolutely fab, i added coriander at the end with rice, nom nom nom :)

  51. Dana February 28, 2014 at 3:22 pm #

    Do you think you could add pineapple chunks to sweeten? I’ve ready where others have put sugar in, but didn’t want to do that.
    The thai resturant near my home has pineapple chunks in their yellow curry and it is delicious!

  52. Dana February 28, 2014 at 3:23 pm #

    Do you think you could add pineapple chunks to sweeten? I’ve read where others have put sugar in, but didn’t want to do that.
    The thai resturant near my home has pineapple chunks in their yellow curry and it is delicious!

  53. Michelle March 1, 2014 at 10:04 pm #

    I made this in the slow cooker overnight and woke to the most amazing smells filling my house this morning. As for the taste, will know tonight.

    • Tameka April 10, 2014 at 12:32 pm #

      Just wondering how this recipe turned out in the slow cooker?

  54. Jess March 2, 2014 at 1:33 pm #

    I am going to make this tonight. I would like to add more potatoes should I add more butter or coconut milk?

    • tsaitina March 5, 2014 at 5:12 pm #

      Ah! I think it’s too late, but basically you would probably want to add more coconut milk!

  55. krystle March 3, 2014 at 10:40 pm #

    Made the dish tonight and didn’t get to take leftovers lol everyone loved it including my picky 8 year old. Thank you so much did sharing!!!! Great recipe

  56. Vee March 9, 2014 at 6:48 pm #

    I tried this recipe for the first time today. OMG! this was delicious. Just the right amount of curry with the coconut milk was so smooth. The idea to add cashews sounds awsome and will definately try that next time, and it will be a next time. I’m looking forward to trying more ideas on this site.

  57. Cathii March 13, 2014 at 11:27 pm #

    I made this for lunch today. I used 2 large chicken fillets, 1 onion, minced garlic and 3 potatoes, which made no difference to the overall amount of sauce. As I used lite milk, I added 1 tablespoon of cornflour to thicken it. Quite a tasty dish. With the leftovers, I might make some chicken curry pies :)

  58. Rachael March 17, 2014 at 7:53 pm #

    Hi,
    i made this tonight, and was pretty happy. I have only tried curried chicken once, and it was by a lady from the dominican republic(i think!!) hers definitely beat this one, but i don’t mind this one at all. It needs a little more FLAVOR though! maybe because i used regular curry instead of a Jamaican curry? who knows, i added paprika though, was a little better. Thank you by the way for having pictures, it really made my life easier!!! great recipe though, i really enjoyed it an how easy it was :)

    • Rachael March 18, 2014 at 10:35 am #

      also, i added cornstarch (1 tbsp) as the sauce was very watery.

    • tsaitina March 31, 2014 at 8:45 pm #

      Hey Rachael! I have always switched around different types of curry powder (I’ve tried Indian one, Japanese one, and Jamaican one) and they all seemed to work out fine. However, I’ve heard that some curry powders just does not seem to work as well (they’re not ‘curry-ish’ enough?). If you ever try it again, try it with maybe the one I have in the picture! Also, thanks for liking the pictures! I actually had someone complain about it, and I just posted them to help! :)

  59. Shannon March 24, 2014 at 6:03 pm #

    I made this tonight. I found it easier than other curry recipes I’ve tried and equally delicious. Thank you!

  60. Roy March 31, 2014 at 4:45 am #

    Any ideas or suggestions on doubling up the recipe? Or will using double of the original recipe work fine?

    • tsaitina March 31, 2014 at 8:41 pm #

      Hey Roy! If you are doubling the recipe, you can double the original amount of ingredients. However, you’ll probably want to cook the chicken longer. Just cook until they are well done and you should be fine :)

      • Roy April 8, 2014 at 6:26 pm #

        Wicked! Thanks Tina :)

  61. chris March 31, 2014 at 8:53 pm #

    cool recipe looks awesome n easy the big test will be on the kids tonight thanks for the idea tina

  62. Marshall March 31, 2014 at 9:31 pm #

    Make This!! I did it with a sweet potato. Very good recipe. Thanks!

  63. Kiki2Chic March 31, 2014 at 10:00 pm #

    This recipe is a decent starting off point, but I found it a bit bland. I used chicken leg quarters cut into chunks (which is the traditional Jamaican way) I added scallions, cilantro, sliced carrots, potatoes, scotch bonnet. Seasoned the chicken with salt, pepper, sazon, adobo, all purpose seasoning, garlic powder, thyme and onion powder. I also only used about half a can of Thai coconut milk and I achieved the balance I was looking for. It was wonderful! Great combination of flavors!

  64. Ari April 2, 2014 at 1:52 am #

    Made this with eggplant instead of chicken and it turned out pretty good!! I can’t wait for it to be tomorrow, I bet it makes pretty stellar leftovers

    Also, for anyone who was a big dumb butt like I was and cooked it with the lid off by accident, I happened to have some coconut water in the fridge and a bit of that fixed it back up great!

  65. Annie April 4, 2014 at 7:18 pm #

    If not eating potatoes do you think you could sub cauliflower instead? Just curious…

  66. Laura April 5, 2014 at 3:54 pm #

    I used 5 boneless skinless chicken breasts and 2 sweet potatoes and there was lots of sauce for the brown rice I served it on it five of us and everyone loved it. Thank you Tina

  67. Bethany Cohen April 5, 2014 at 10:57 pm #

    I made this tonight and it was delish!!!!!! I substituted the potato for basmati rice and added a touch of white sugar to it and it added just the perfect touch to an already amazing and tasty dish!!! Thanks for the recipe!!!!!

  68. Allan April 7, 2014 at 4:20 am #

    Hi,

    I just came across your recipe and had to try it. It’s my first time making any kind of Indian food, by the way. It was super easy and tasted incredible. I did tweak your recipe as follows (for personal tastes). By the way I doubled the amounts to make 2 batches
    1. I added a bit of garlic sale to the chicken when I sauteed it in the onion/garlic mix.
    2. I added about 5-7 (Chile de Arbol – dry) chili’s while the mixture was simmering.
    3. I added a few pinches of pepper to the mixture as well.
    4. I added a small handful of fresh cilantro chopped up.
    5. I added a total of 5 small potatoes.
    6. I added 3 medium carrots cut diagonally.
    7. I added half a cup of frozen peas.

    Note: I didn’t have chicken thighs so I used chicken breasts….NO, NO. Meat is too dry. Will have to make it again with chicken thigh meat.

    What a wonderfully simple recipe yet full of amazing flavor. THANK YOU!!!!

  69. Ann April 7, 2014 at 2:48 pm #

    Can i use Tilapia rather than chicken?

    • tsaitina April 7, 2014 at 4:26 pm #

      Sure! You might want to adjust the time though. I’m guessing it would take less time to cook the Tilapia than the chicken.

  70. A April 7, 2014 at 5:16 pm #

    Can I use tilapia?

  71. Lily April 10, 2014 at 10:33 pm #

    I tried this recipe today and everybody loved it.
    It was really easy to prepare and it tastes great.

  72. Carmel April 11, 2014 at 9:00 pm #

    Can chicken breast be used, instead of chicken thighs.

    • Maria April 15, 2014 at 10:42 am #

      I used chicken breast and it worked perfectly

  73. Sierra Osborne April 13, 2014 at 2:24 pm #

    How many does it serve?

  74. Maria April 15, 2014 at 10:40 am #

    This recipe is amazing. My 4 yr old gobbled it up! Thanks

  75. caroline April 24, 2014 at 12:06 pm #

    Ive just made this today, ready for tomorrow, it looks delicious cant wait to try it

  76. Madeleine April 28, 2014 at 10:13 pm #

    I found this recipe while looking for something a little more inspired than my usual Mnday pan roasted chicken breasts with veggies. Guh. I made this curry for supper today, but like mostly everyone, modified it a bit. Using one cast iron dutch oven, I browned the chicken pieces first (which adds really great flavour), removed it, then browned the onions in the same pot, and removed them; being sure the scrape up the browned bits on the bottom into the onions as they cooked- lots of flavour to be had there too. I then did the curry/coconut milk sauce and then returned everything to the pot to let it simmer.I added a little siracha for some mild heat, and at the end added chick peas and unsweetened coconut. I served it over basmati rice. Just really easy and tastes like I worked really hard. HA! Awesome. Thanks. I will be back for more inspiration.

  77. Lakeisha April 29, 2014 at 8:31 pm #

    I just made this recipe tonight for my family, and they absolutely loved it. The only thing that I changed was using chicken breast instead and added bell peppers and carrots. ” Outstanding”.

  78. Su May 2, 2014 at 11:56 pm #

    Delicious! I just made it and added chopped sweet potatoes. My husband and kids loved it.
    So glad I found another recipe they enjoyed!
    Thanks!!

  79. Jacinda May 11, 2014 at 9:25 pm #

    im making this as we speak i dbld the recipe as well as seasoned my chicken before frying w onion n garlic…smellin great!!!!

  80. Elizabeth May 20, 2014 at 3:42 pm #

    I did this only with Quorn chicken (as I’m vegetarian) and also swapped potato for rice. I added a handful of desiccated coconut and some garam masala, and I have to say it is lovely! And so easy! I bow to you creator of the lovely curry!

  81. caris t walter June 5, 2014 at 6:08 pm #

    wow!! that is amazing I made it for the first time today and it was so good. my fam and I loved it. I am 14 and made it all by my self! dad and mom were so impressed!

  82. caris t walter June 5, 2014 at 6:08 pm #

    wow!! that is amazing I made it for the first time today and it was so good. my family and I loved it. I am 14 and made it all by my self! dad and mom were so impressed!

  83. Ahkinum June 13, 2014 at 5:20 pm #

    Howdy,

    The recipe looks good and like that you added the photos for easy explanation of cuts and ingredients used.

    I noticed that you are using a raw potato cubed, did it cook, all completely soften, by simmering for 30 minutes inside sauce?

    Also, you sauteed the garlic and then added the chicken to cook. Does this burn the garlic, since garlic cooks very quickly?

    Thanks for posting recipe.

  84. Chandra June 22, 2014 at 9:26 pm #

    My family loves this!! We added shrimp & celery seeds to the recipe h voilà…an instant hit!! Thanks for sharing

  85. sallyann June 29, 2014 at 8:23 am #

    Cooked chivken curry …Omg Omg ..to die for so gorgeous everyone go cook that beautiful coconut chicken curry everyone loved it eat every bit of it .

  86. Alyssa Anders July 1, 2014 at 5:22 pm #

    I am making this recipe tonight and I was wondering, I got chicken breasts instead of thighs, I don’t do a lot of cooking with chicken…I’m just wondering if it would be prepared the same way as the thighs? I know this might seem like a silly question, I just thought I’d ask your opinion!

    • tsaitina July 4, 2014 at 3:24 pm #

      It is probably way too late to respond! But it really depends on lots of things like how big the pieces are and so forth. But in general, you might want to cook a little less time because chicken breast has less fat than thighs and so it will dry out sooner!

      • Alyssa July 17, 2014 at 7:38 pm #

        It was absolutely perfect!! I got so many compliments (all those fools thought i was a brilliant cook! haha) …making it again tomorrow! but this time im thinking of adding sweet potatoes and carrots and peas. I’m excited, this is the best recipe! thank you!

  87. clare July 8, 2014 at 8:57 am #

    I used instant coconut powder,cheap curry powder,coconut oil and follow the rest… hubby love it. Thanks for sharing.

  88. Heidi July 8, 2014 at 8:12 pm #

    I am making this right now, doubling the coconut milk and curry and adding pineapple :-)

  89. hachi July 14, 2014 at 2:09 pm #

    hello there. i think this is a serioulsy stupid question but its the first time i check a curry recipe. i wonder if you eat it like that or you also eat rice with it.. or potatoes.. etc. answer pls?:(

    • tsaitina July 21, 2014 at 6:03 pm #

      Hi there! It’s totally up to you. I usually eat with some rice :)

  90. Sherry July 16, 2014 at 5:48 pm #

    Making it now. I love how simple it. is to make.

  91. Ashley July 17, 2014 at 6:05 pm #

    I made this just like the recipe, but I added some zucchini and yellow squash. It turned out great!

  92. Sonya July 17, 2014 at 6:26 pm #

    I just made this but with a few alterations: coconut oil instead of olive oil and I pre-seasoned the chicken with garlic, black pepper, salt, all purpose and a little curry powder before I placed in the pan with garlic, green peppers and onions…and it was delicious!! Thank you for this recipe!!!

  93. Sonny July 18, 2014 at 2:18 pm #

    OOO I made this last night and it was A BIG HIT! So easy and tasty! I just roasted a red bell pepper and added that to the recipe. Thank you very much! I am so looking forward to your recipes!

    • tsaitina July 21, 2014 at 6:01 pm #

      That’s great to hear!!

  94. Stacy July 18, 2014 at 9:44 pm #

    I stumbled across your recipe today and enjoyed it very much. I did alter it a bit to go with what we had on hand- I couldn’t find Jamaican Curry anywhere! Very good. Linked to your site :)

  95. Katherina July 19, 2014 at 11:39 am #

    I made this a while ago and I loved it!
    I made it again and again and everyone loved it as well. It’s my father’s favorite! he keeps asking me to make it for him. My mother doesn’t eat chicken. I was thinking of substituting chicken with pork. We’ll see how this turns out.
    I wanted to thank you for sharing it for sometime now but I was busy.
    It’s a wonderful, easy and above all great tasting recipe!

  96. siu August 1, 2014 at 5:09 pm #

    Thank you for the recipe! My daughter is in good heaven right now from all the delicious smell coming out of our kitchen…

  97. Raven August 2, 2014 at 5:23 pm #

    Excellent and tasty…I recommend that you saute the garlic less than two minutes to avoid bitterness, when it starts to brown remove and then saute onion etc. Very yummm :) RZ

  98. Dawn Marie Lancaster August 4, 2014 at 6:06 pm #

    First time today making Curry chicken and roti. Both turned out great. As good as JJ’s Thanks for the recipe.

  99. A August 6, 2014 at 2:35 pm #

    Hey!

    Was just wondering if you had a PDF version of this, or a “continuous” text version. I’m hoping to print it.

    Thanks!
    A.

  100. Someone August 12, 2014 at 5:22 pm #

    I wanted to try something new and I had a can of coconut milk and bought some curry powder and went to town with this recipe. It seemed easy enough but I had apprehensions about how it’d turn out because we’ve never tried curry or a coconut milk based meal but my family inhaled it. It was great and creamy.

  101. Judit + Corina @ Glamorous Bite August 22, 2014 at 8:59 pm #

    We are making some coconut milk chicken tonight!

  102. Marilyn Sanchez Lavarez September 1, 2014 at 2:58 am #

    Yes! I am totally going to make it this on 2nd week during our fiesta celebration on september 10, 2014

  103. Suzee September 2, 2014 at 3:10 pm #

    LOOKS YUMMY!…HAS ANYONE USED CHICKEN BREASTS INSTEAD OF CHICKEN THIGHS IN THIS RECIPE? IF SO, HOW DID THAT TASTE?

    • Laurie September 15, 2014 at 10:03 pm #

      This looks so delicious, can you substitute pork for chicken?

      • tsaitina September 15, 2014 at 10:15 pm #

        Sure can! Just make sure to cook the pork thoroughly :)

  104. Chelsean Lee October 18, 2014 at 8:58 am #

    I used the coconut milk from scratch this was awesome

  105. Lindsay October 20, 2014 at 7:29 pm #

    I just made it. It was great and very easy! I was hoping for a stronger flavour however. Should I have used more curry? I used the yellow powdered curry, not sure if it was Indian or Jamaican. Does that make a big difference?

    • tsaitina October 20, 2014 at 7:57 pm #

      Hey Lindsay! The kind of curry you use can make a huge difference. I would suggest adding more curry if the one you’re using is too light. Or try a Jamaican one!

  106. Tara October 21, 2014 at 6:05 pm #

    This is my bookmarked, go-to recipe for Chicken Curry. Love it, LOVE it, LOVE IT!

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