Creamy Curried Chicken
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1-1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
- 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 2 teaspoons curry powder
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1 can (13.66 ounces) coconut milk
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 3 cups fresh baby spinach
- 1 cup chopped tomato
- Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, sprinkle the chicken with curry, salt and pepper. In a large skillet, saute chicken and onion in oil until chicken is no longer pink.
- Stir in coconut milk and tomato paste. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until thickened. Add spinach and tomato; cook 2-3 minutes longer or until spinach is wilted. Serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts1 cup chicken mixture with 3/4 cup rice: 508 calories, 27g fat (19g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 541mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 29g protein.
Mar 11, 2020
I look for recipes with coconut milk because it adds such a subtle sweetness. This is easy and good – always a good combination! I used brown rice and thawed some leftover spicy chicken I had in the freezer. I didn’t have fresh tomatoes so I used canned. I left out the spinach because I didn’t have any, but added fresh lime which I left on the table for anyone to use.
Mar 20, 2019
This was very mild, but delicious. I will add more curry powder, cayenne, or tumeric if I make it again.
Jun 6, 2018
Easy to make and tastes great
Nov 13, 2017
First of all I made this right now and WOW!! Its super duper delicious! I made it with my niece who has never taste Indian type cuisines and she went for thirds! Thank you so much for this! My whole family went nuts!!
Jul 4, 2017
this is a fab recipe my 24 yr old son who has cerebal palsy loved it along with 19yr old daughter and mega picky 10yr old loved it i just added a tin if chopped tomatoes and a tub of creme fraiche to make a little more sauce. served with naan bread and poppadoms and boiled rice cooked in rice cooker i have cooked several times using raw chicken and leftover roast both fab, thanks so much for great recipe my 10yr old ate curry a miracle and a happy mum
Feb 9, 2016
This was very easy. I did not have frozen spinach, so I used canned leaf spinach. It worked great. My husband said, "It's a keeper!".
Oct 13, 2015
Made this with no changes, then again adding grated carrots and 1 tsp. lemongrass. Excellent!
Jun 4, 2015
This is delicious. Added some grated carrots and a green pepper.
Mar 1, 2015
This was my 1st time cooking with Curry, this dish is delish. I used 1can of Rotel & almost another can of roasted tomatoes instead of fresh. Also I removed chicken & left onions in pot then added spinach more curry & a little cayenne pepper with seasonal spice & chopped garlic . I doubled recipe and cooked tomatoes & spinach for at least 30 minutes. Then added coconut milk & put chicken back in pot. Really came out good thumbs up dish I will be trying again I also replaced white rice with saffron yellow rice great meal.
Feb 5, 2015
This was amazing! I have a very picky 7-year old who won't eat just about everything healthy. He loved this and even ate the spinach! I've made this several times and it comes out perfect every time. The coconut milk gives a slight sweet flavor and a creamy texture.; so good!