Curry Chicken Dinner Recipe
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Curry Chicken Dinner Recipe

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This chicken dish was originated by a woman from our town, Mrs. W.L. Bullard, for a special party in honor of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. I really enjoy treating out-of-town relatives and friends to this dish when they come to visit.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 2 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 medium green peppers, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons raisins or dried currants
  • Hot cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 145 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 370mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein .


  1. Dust chicken with flour. In a Dutch oven over medium heat, brown the chicken in shortening. Remove chicken and set aside. Saute onions, peppers and garlic in drippings for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add curry powder, salt and pepper; mix well. Return chicken to the pan. Add tomatoes, parsley, thyme, and water. Cover and bake at 375° for 45-50 minutes or until chicken is tender. Stir in raisins. Serve over rice; sprinkle with almonds if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Curry Chicken Dinner in Country Extra September 1996, p51

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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mymogsim 39575
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"please tell me you mean the this recipe originated from Mrs. W.L. Bullard and not Curry chicken its self."

GooFan 11660
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2007

"me too... I think I'll make it for the holidays. Yes"

naskarwoman 68401
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2007

"this sounds very good! I love curry anything!"

spiker1 14740
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2007

"I really like this recipe."

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