Easy Coconut Curry Chicken – Healthy and Delicious
This easy chicken coconut curry is surprisingly delicious for so few ingredients. Tender pieces of chicken in a thick and creamy curry gravy with a hint of lime.
Sometimes curry recipes can seem a little overwhelming – but not this dish. This dish is simple and straightforward.
A few simple ingredients tossed in your skillet for a healthy and delicious quick meal. Start reaping the benefits of healthy turmeric by cooking this curry chicken!
Your family will love this easy chicken coconut curry chicken that only needs a few ingredients to be healthy and delicious.
- 1-1/4 lb. boneless chicken, cut into cubes
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine
- 1 tablespoon curry powder
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 can coconut milk
- 1 cup green peas, thawed (OPTIONAL)
- 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
Sauté chicken cubes in olive oil for about 3-4 minutes or until chicken is almost cooked through. Add garlic and cook an additional 30 seconds. Lightly salt and pepper the chicken as it cooks.
Sprinkle chicken with curry powder until chicken is coated. Sauté for about 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add the coconut milk, honey, green peas and salt. Stir until well combined; bring everything to a light simmer.
Simmer for about 3-4 minutes. Mix cornstarch with 1 tablespoon of water and stir into the chicken to thicken sauce. Squeeze in the juice from 1/2 of the lime.
Taste and add additional lime or salt if necessary.
Saute cubed chicken in olive oil along with minced fresh garlic. Add a little salt & pepper to the chicken while it’s browning.
What is curry powder? Curry powder includes a combination of spices to include: tumeric, ginger, cumin, and dried chillies. Tumeric is a popular spice because of its well-known health benefits and healing properties.