Slow-Cooker Coconut Curry Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 4 hours


2 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
My husband and I love this slow-cooker coconut curry chicken! It’s a breeze to prepare and it tastes just like a meal you’d have at your favorite Indian or Thai restaurant. —Andi Kauffman, Beavercreek, Oregon
Slow-Cooker Coconut Curry Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 medium potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon reduced-sodium chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup hot cooked rice
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • Optional: Raisins, shredded coconut and chopped unsalted peanuts


  1. Place potatoes and onion in a 1-1/2- or 2-qt. slow cooker. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, brown chicken on both sides. Transfer to slow cooker.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the coconut milk, curry, garlic, bouillon, salt and pepper; pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low 4-5 hours, until meat is tender.
  3. Serve chicken and sauce with rice; sprinkle with green onions. If desired, garnish with raisins, coconut and peanuts.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 353 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 266mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 27g protein.