Coconut Curry Chicken

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Make Coconut Curry Chicken in one pot in 30 minutes or less. It’s packed with delicious flavors and is the perfect weeknight dinner.

Pair Coconut Curry Chicken with rice and/or naan bread. A side of roasted carrots or roasted sweet potatoes would also pair nicely.

Image of the ready-to-eat Coconut Curry Chicken with a fork in it and rice on the side with naan bread.

When you’re not sure what to make for dinner, creamy Coconut Curry Chicken always comes through.

It’s fast, flavorful, and healthy! This is one of my husband’s all-time favorite meals, and while I tend to prefer veggies over meat (hiiii  there, butternut squash curry), this is one of my favorites as well.

Image of the chicken and red peppers in the pan for Coconut Curry Chicken.

Coconut Curry flavor

Today we’re using red curry in this dish, alongside yellow curry powder and a good amount of coriander. If you’re wondering what coconut curry tastes like, it’s a bit sweet but mostly savory with hints of spice from the red curry. Red curry is made from crushed red chilies, garlic, lemongrass, shallots, ginger and fish paste. We amp up those flavors with additional garlic, ginger, and onions.

So as far as spiciness goes, I would rate this dish as mild, but it does depend on the brand of red curry you use. I’ve found Thai Kitchen® is generally quite mild.

Image of the coconut milk being added to the chicken and peppers for Coconut Curry Chicken.

Coconut Curry Chicken FAQs 

What makes curry sweet?

  • Cooking the onions slowly and for a longer period causes the onions to brown and develop a sweeter flavor.
  • Coconut milk makes this curry sweeter than using regular cream.
  • We add a little bit of brown sugar (optional) for sweetness.
  • Coriander is a naturally sweet spice. Curry powder tends to be on the sweeter side as well (more on this below).

Curry powder has a unique flavor with both savory and sweet spices. Cumin, turmeric, and bay leaf give curry powder a deep, earthy and savory flavor while the sweet spices such as cinnamon and cloves add brightness and sweetness. 

Image of Coconut Curry Chicken in the pan with lots of sauce.

With all of the various coconut products, it’s hard to know what will work best in your coconut curry chicken. To help, I’m breaking it down below.

Coconut milk or coconut cream?

  • Coconut milk has the liquid consistency of cow’s milk. It’s the basis of most Thai curries and is made by simmering 1 part shredded coconut to 1 part water.
  • Coconut cream has a much thicker and richer consistency than coconut milk. Coconut cream is made from simmering 4 parts shredded coconut to 1 part water.
  • Cream of coconut is a sweetened version of coconut cream. It’s generally used in drinks or desserts. With all the added sugar, it’s not a great substitute for coconut cream.

Can I use coconut cream in curry?

In this coconut curry chicken, we use full-fat coconut milk. Lite coconut milk won’t thicken and give you a rich full flavor like regular coconut milk. Coconut cream tends to be too thick (and overpoweringly coconut flavored) for this coconut curry chicken and cream of coconut is far too sweet.

Image of Coconut Curry Chicken on a bed of rice, ready to eat.

Coconut Curry Chicken additions

With just a few ingredients, creamy Coconut Curry Chicken goes from good to WOW. 

Our must-have additions: fresh lime juice, finely chopped cilantro (or basil!) a little bit of brown sugar.

Other great add-ins: chopped peanuts or cashews, fish sauce.


  • Coconut Curry Chicken and vegetables: This curry has some red pepper in it, but feel free to increase the veggies! You can add some carrot sticks (add along with red pepper) and spinach (stir in at the very end — residual heat will cook it down).
  • Coconut Curry Chicken thighs: Chicken thighs will work great instead of breast meat (use boneless skinless and adjust for cooking time).
  • Chicken Curry with coconut milk and potatoes: Try adding baby Yukon gold potatoes (to do this, I microwave whole potatoes for 5-8 minutes or until tender; cut them into quarters and add them in alongside the red pepper. This helps the potatoes catch up to the rest of the ingredients and yet still absorb the delicious flavors). 
  • Coconut Chicken Curry slow cooker recipe: try this recipe!

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Coconut Chicken Curry

4.84 from 213 votes
Coconut Chicken Curry is packed with delicious flavors and is an easy one-pot meal. This curry can be made in 30 minutes or less, making it the perfect weeknight dinner!
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Coconut Chicken Curry

4.84 from 213 votes
Coconut Chicken Curry is packed with delicious flavors and is an easy one-pot meal. This curry can be made in 30 minutes or less, making it the perfect weeknight dinner!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Thai
Keyword coconut chicken curry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Chelsea Lords
Calories 464kcal


  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil separated
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion diced (~1/2 cup)
  • 3 cloves minced garlic (~1 and 1/2 teaspoons)
  • 2 tablespoons finely minced ginger (from a 1 and 1/2 inch piece)
  • 2 teaspoons yellow curry powder
  • 3 tablespoons red curry paste (I use Thai Kitchen; reduce or increase as desired for spice levels)
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast or thighs, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • Fine sea salt and freshly cracked pepper
  • 1 can (13.5 oz.) full-fat coconut milk (NOT lite)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1-2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce, optional
  • 1/4 cup cilantro and/or basil diced
  • Serve over/with: cooked basmati rice and naan bread with additional lime wedges
  • Optional: chopped peanuts or cashews


  • Start by prepping ingredients: Dice the onion, mince the garlic, and mince the ginger. I peel the ginger with a spoon or vegetable peeler and then finely mince it. Thinly slice the red bell pepper into long vertical strips and then cut those strips in half horizontally.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons coconut oil in a large deep skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and saute for 3-5 minutes or until onions begin to turn golden. Add the garlic and ginger; stir to coat everything with the oil. Lower the heat to low and add in the curry powder, red curry paste, and coriander. Stir often for 2-3 minutes or until lightly toasted and fragrant.
  • Return the heat to medium high. Add in the remaining 1 tablespoon coconut oil and the red bell pepper. Stir for 1-2 minutes and then add in the bite-sized pieces of chicken. Sprinkle on salt and pepper to taste (I add 1 teaspoon fine sea salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper). Cook, stirring often for about 4-5 minutes or until the chicken is browned on both sides, but not cooked through.
  • Pour in the coconut milk, lime juice, and brown sugar (to taste; I start with just 1 tablespoon). Stir until chicken is cooked through (juices run clear and it is cooked to 165 degrees F) and curry is slightly thickened (See Note 1). If desired, stir in the fish sauce.
  • Serve over rice and/or with naan. Garnish individual plates with cilantro, basil, and/or crushed peanuts/cashews. Serve additional lime wedges by the side if desired.


Recipe Notes

Note 1: If you want a thicker sauce, you can remove 1-2 tablespoons of the sauce to a small bowl and (with a fork) whisk in 1 tablespoon cornstarch until smooth. Whisk this mixture back into the curry sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 464kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 788mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3090IU | Vitamin C: 59mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 5mg

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    1. Great recipe! I tweaked it a bit based on what I had on hand: I used 1 whole 4oz jar of green curry paste by thai kitchen and tripled the rest of the recipe for 3lb of chicken. I added 5 serrano chiles and I also also subbed lakantao monkfruit sweetener (Golden) 2 Tbsp for the brown sugar. Plus alll the salt. No fish sauce needed. Came out restaurant quality!

  1. Thank you so much for sharing this, I can never seem to make it to my favorite Thai place, and I have a great recipe for pad thai, but not chicken curry. Pinned!

  2. Hope Grey had an amazing birthday! Everything looked so adorable! I love coconut curry and yours looks perfect for dinner tonight!

    1. 5 stars
      Made this tonight as a last minute thing… IMMEDIATELY saved it to my favourites recipe folder. SOOOOOOO very very good. Thank you for this recipe!

  3. We’re super into coconut flavors this summer and have been embracing coconut water, coconut chips, and coconut milk! What better way to keep our affair with coconut going than this recipe. Especially love that the coconut sauce isn’t super creamy or taking over the chicken. We are so excited to try, and will definitely be topping with Dang Coconut Chips!

  4. 5 stars
    I will be the first to actually review this recipe! It was delicious and so easy. I started with 2 TBsp. of red curry paste and found I could go to 3 without it being too hot. I did use the full amount of brown sugar and again did not find it overpowering. This recipe is a keeper!

    1. So happy to hear this was a hit! Thank so much for your comment and review Lynn! 🙂

  5. I love these Thai dish additions!
    I’m not Thai or even Asian but I love Thai food. Here are a few optional substitution ideas to try if you are feeling it:

    1. Adding fresh THAI BASILl to a delicious curry dish like this one adds a nice Thai flavor! I use 1 full cup of fresh in mine.

    2. PALM SUGAR is another ingredient that also provides a nice Thai flavor & is less sweet than sugar. If your grocer doesn’t carry it, you can find it on Amazon. 🙂

    1. I couldn’t agree more about your adding Thai basil and palm sugar. Thai basil easily roots as a cutting from what you buy fresh in the Asian store. Strip the lower leaves from the stem, leaving the top 4-6 leaves. Cut the bottom of a stem at an angle. Place cuttings in a glass of filtered water until roots appear. Change water as necessary. Plant in good potting soil for inside or out in garden soil, weather permitting. Makes a great gift for cooks that like to makeThai food. I also grow kaffir lime leaves indoors in Oh. It’s one of the easiest citrus to grow.

    1. Honestly I’d wait til you have it; it’s a big part of the flavor in this recipe! (Technically you can substitute more curry powder, but I do think the red curry makes this dish so much better!)

      1. I always make it with yellow curry – I bought a large tub cause America 😁 I also needed it to be totally milk for my toddler to eat along.

  6. 5 stars
    I have made this last week for the first time, doubled all the ingredients for 12 guests for my birthday. Risky??? Maybe!!! But, there was nothing left at the end of the evening! I am making this again today for my daughter who arrived from France where she has been studying for the past 4 years.
    I search a lot the Internet for good recipes. This is a GREAT recipe that I will make again and again.
    Chelsea you have become my favourite cook outside of Europe where my family and I live (we live on the beautiful island of Cyprus). Keep up the excellent work!

    1. I am seriously SOOO happy to hear this!! And seriously so flattered. Thank you so much for your sweet comment and I’m sooo happy you all enjoyed this dish! Cyprus looks like quite the destination!!

  7. 5 stars
    Excellent. I have made many different versions of coconut curry and this is the best one hands down. I’m on Keto so I used brown swerve instead of brown sugar but other than that I followed the recipe exact. Delicious

  8. 5 stars
    I really loved this recipe. It was easy to make, and I had every item in my pantry. I was slightly concerned about a curry recipe without any tomato, but I found that the addition of lime juice and brown sugar brought the right balance of acid and sweetness that tomatoes would have had. The addition of fish sauce brought a savory umami to the dish. Perfect!

  9. 5 stars
    After my wife had a disappointing chicken curry dish at a local restaurant, I searched for a recipe online and came upon yours. I cooked it yesterday for lunch and it was bursting with flavors! Quite delicious! About the only thing I would tweak would be the heat level. I used 3 Tbsp of red curry paste, according to the recipe, so maybe I will just dial that down a bit next time as my wife doesn’t like her dish too spicy. Two thumbs way up!

  10. 5 stars
    Absolutely love this recipe – thanks so much for posting it Chelsea.
    Is it possible to freeze the left overs?

    1. Hey Jackie! I’m soo glad you enjoyed this! I haven’t personally frozen this dish before but I would imagine the curry would freeze well. Let me know if you try it! Thanks for your comment! 🙂

      1. Came here to ask the exact same thing! Anyone have success freezing it? I’d love to gift a freezer meal to a friend!

  11. 5 stars
    Excellent recipe! Except for one thing – you should marinate the chicken pieces in 1 c. yoghurt, 2 cl. garlic, S&P and citrus (2 med lemons – juice and zest) first. The sauce was great, but the meat was not juicy. Trying to duplicate our fave Indian restaurant, Sugharth. Hard!

    1. I did just that one time and when I put the chicken in , it turned cheesy. Because it needs to be cooked without liquid initially, marinating with yoghurt is not a good idea. I had to wash it off . I

  12. 5 stars
    I tried chicken curry for the first time this summer and I was instantly hooked. I looked around for a recipe to make it myself and I’m so glad I chose this one. For a first attempt at dealing with these flavors, it came out so well. This will definitely be put in my rotation for weeknight meals. Thank you for posting, it was seriously so good!

  13. 5 stars
    My husband and I made this for dinner last night and OMG was it amazing. We love Indian food but I’ve never been able to find a recipe that compares to what you get at the restaurant but this was even better than what we get in the restaurants! It had a tiny bit of heat but wasn’t overpowering, there was a subtle sweetness to it but again not overpowering. Everything about this dish was perfect.

  14. 5 stars
    Possibly the best coconut curry I’ve ever made. Will definitely
    make this often. Followed the recipe exactly except did not use fish sauce. Thank you!

  15. 5 stars
    This was SO GOOD!!! I will definitely make it again. One question regarding the nutritional information… Does the carb count reflect the full amount of brown sugar(2T)? Also, does it include the rice/naan serving suggestion or just the dish itself? Thanks!

    1. So glad you enjoyed! 🙂 It does include the brown sugar, but not the rice or naan since that will greatly vary depending on brands and how much 🙂

  16. 3 stars
    I have to admit this didn’t really work for me. I recommend people marinate the chicken before cooking it, at least in some spices because I found it didn’t really absorb the flavours of the (good tasting) sauce. Also I’m not sure if this was just my coconut milk brand but I found it to be pretty runny and a lot more pale-coloured than in the photos here.

    1. Sorry to hear this wasn’t for you! Sounds like the coconut milk could definitely be part of the problem if your sauce was runny and pale; I’d try a different brand next time (Chaokoh is amazing!)

  17. 5 stars
    This was delicious ?
    I was nervous about making this, it’s my boyfriends favorite, but it turned out so incredibly good, I added some cubed cooked sweet potatoes, zucchini mushrooms and sugar snap peas

    1. You can definitely add another tablespoon or so of the paste and some red pepper flakes for next time if you’d like 🙂 Glad you loved it!

  18. 5 stars
    I’ve never posted a response, but felt I had to with this one. I’m always looking for different recipes and have tried a different chicken curry which I wasn’t fond of. Made this for my husband, my picky 95 year old grandmother and myself. It was delicious! Followed recipe exactly and loved it! Thank you so much, will definitely make again as we all enjoyed it and finished our plates!

  19. 5 stars
    Three thumbs up!?? I followed the recipe, added potatoes, and used fish sauce. Delicious! I did at the end add plenty more curry powder, curry paste, salt, pepper, and lime juice. ???

  20. Hi.. your recipe seems tummy. I want to try it out. I am.just cant figure out what is yellow curry powder? Any substitute? Please get back to me. Thanks

  21. 5 stars
    Good recipe. Highly recommend it. I made it at dinner yesterday. Everyone like it a lot. Thanks a lot for posting such delicious recipe!

  22. 5 stars
    I made this for the first time for my in-laws and they absolutely LOVED it. Honestly, I think this recipe is better than going to a Thai restaurant. I am planning on making this again for Christmas with my parents. =) Thank you for sharing!

    I highly recommend this recipe if you are wanting to impress your guests!

    1. Wow what a compliment!! SO thrilled this recipe was such a hit and better than a restaurant 🙂 Thanks so much for the comment and review 🙂

  23. Any idea if Yellow Curry Paste would work instead of Red Curry Paste? We have yellow but not red 🙂


  24. 5 stars
    This recipe is absolutely delicious! The flavors are perfect. My husband said it’s easily one of his favorite dishes I’ve ever made. Thanks so much!

  25. 5 stars
    Made this recipe and it was as easy and delicious as mentioned above! Definitely going to make it again in the near future.

  26. 5 stars
    Amazing! Better than any restaurant or jarred curry! This was my first attempt ever making a chicken curry.
    I shortened my cooking time by using rotisserie chicken, no fish oil or peppers, and doubled yellow curry since I missed the red curry purchase at the store.
    This delicious combination over white basmati rice and fresh cilantro is a must to try! Thank you for sharing!

  27. This looks delicious. I’m planning on making it tomorrow. I was just wondering if you’ve ever made it in a crockpot or instant pot?

    1. I made it in the crock pot today and it was amazing. I put the onions and garlic in, put the chicken on top of them then put the ginger on top of the chicken. I mixed the coconut milk and all the seasonings together. Used honey instead of brown sugar. Then I Poured the mix on top of the chicken ???? I added the bell pepper in towards the end so it still had a slight crunch. Shredded the chicken and put it over brown rice???? So good! Thank you for sharing such a yummy recipe, would highly recommend!

      1. So happy to hear this was a hit! 🙂 And thanks for sharing how you made this in the crockpot; so helpful!

  28. 5 stars
    Made this last week and my whole family loved it, so much so that it was requested tonight. Excellent recipe, beats take out by far!

  29. 5 stars
    I’ve never had curry before so I don’t have anything to compare it to, but i followed your recipe and it is delicious! My husband said he had sauce at a Thai restaurant that tasted just like this.

  30. 5 stars
    This has become my favourite meal! I make it at least once a week. I’m actually obsessed! It takes all my willpower not to drink the leftover sauce lol. The best thai red curry I have ever had. Thank you thank you for the most amazing recipe!! (I like my curry really spicy and always add 2 thai red chillies with seeds removed and it’s the perfect amount of heat!)

    1. Haha!! I’m so, so thrilled you’ve enjoyed this curry Candice; thanks so much for the comment and review! 🙂

  31. Can you use curry powder? Or where can you get yellow curry powder? Online not seeing powdered versions of yellow curry

    1. Hey!! Almost every grocery store should carry yellow curry powder which is what we use in this recipe!! Thanks for your comment! 🙂

  32. 5 stars
    Love this recipe! I would make it a little spicier next time, but the flavors are fantastic. Better than take out for sure. I am going to make it again tonight.

  33. 5 stars
    My husband said, “You knocked it out of the park!” So good! I added strips of carrots, broccoli and spinach. Restaurant quality recipe!

  34. 5 stars
    So so good! Made this for dinner tonight. I love making curry and have tried a lot of different recipes, but this one has to be my favorite so far. I did use green curry paste, which is what I had on hand, instead of red. I will most definitely be trying this with the red paste next time to *really* try this dish! Thank you for this recipe!

    1. I’m so happy to hear you loved this so much! It’s one of my all time favorites! Thanks so much for your comment! 🙂

  35. 5 stars
    My 15 year old daughter had to make 3 meals from home as one of her projects for her culinary course since classes are cancelled till at least late April.

    We chose this recipe for tonight’s meal and she put it all together herself while I read off the directions. It was really easy for her to make and turned out delicious.

    We will make it again for sure!

    1. This is seriously the greatest thing! Your daughter sounds pretty awesome and talented! I’m so glad you guys loved this! Thanks so much for your comment! 🙂

  36. 5 stars
    Thanks for this recipe. I made this for dinner tonight and even my picky husband liked it. I added spinach and garnished with chopped cashews. My son thought it needed more cayenne. I didn’t have curry powder so I made my own.

    1. I’m so glad you guys loved this! That’s awesome you made your own curry powder. Thanks for your comment! 🙂

  37. 5 stars
    My family loved it! Took me longer than the posted time- but to feed us all (8 in the household- including 3 teenaged boys) I had to triple the recipe so that adds prepping time! Also- I only used half the sugar amount- as we tend to like our Thai food a little less sweet. Half was perfect for us.
    Thanks for sharing your recipe!

  38. 5 stars
    So flavorful and easy. I followed the recipe exactly. Used 1TBSP each of brown sugar and fish sauce. My kids really enjoyed it. I served with coconut rice. It was a hit! This will definitely go into the rotation.

  39. 5 stars
    Great recipe. Used eggplant, green beans and cauliflower. Only had ground ginger (so used 1/2 tsp) and made a blend of spices including tumeric bc I didnt have curry paste. Annnd only had lite coconut milk – but it was delicious! Coming from harsh curry critics who lived in Curry Hill NYC! Thank you:)

    1. I am beyond happy to hear this! I’ll definitely need to try this with eggplant, beans, and cauliflower– that sounds delicious! Thanks so much for the comment! 🙂

  40. 5 stars
    My daughter has to eat gluten free, which can be a little restrictive. However, this recipe fit the gluten free bill, and was delicious to boot.
    I did find that we needed to thicken the sauce a little, but using the corn starch instead of the traditional flour to thicken was a quick and easy fix.
    It took me about 40 minuets to get all the ingredients out, measured, and prepped (chopping, dicing, etc.) I find that I like the chicken cut into smaller, bite-sized pieces, and that doing so also decreased the time it takes for them to cook.
    We doubled the recipe, so there will be plenty of left-overs that can be quickly heated up.
    Well worth the effort!

    1. I’m so happy to hear you guys love this Coconut Curry Chicken and it works with your daughters dietary needs! Thanks so much for taking the time to write this comment! 🙂

  41. 5 stars
    I made this last night and it was amazing. I did add a chopped up shallot, but followed the recipe exactly. I am going to add grilled shrimp next time and use boneless thigh meat instead of chicken breast. My daughters are 12 and 9 and they loved it. No leftovers which means it was amazing. Highly recommend….

  42. 5 stars
    I have made this twice in the last week! It’s going to be added to our weekly dinner rotation. Absolutely delicious and super easy. I added carrots tonight for some extra veggies and it turned out great. I also forgot to buy onion at the store and made it without and it was still amazing. Not one bite left over either time. I’m so happy I came across this recipe.

    1. I’m so happy this will be making it on the weekly dinner rotation! Thanks so much for your comment! 🙂

  43. 5 stars
    This recipe was so, so good, and quick and easy! My husband and 8 and 9 year old boys loved it too, which is quite a feat! I used Patak’s mild curry paste because I love the flavor and had it on hand. The only things I changed were ghee instead of coconut oil because that’s what I had and I added broccoli for some extra veggies! Thank you for this great recipe! Will definitely be making again! ????

  44. This was a delicious dish with wonderful flavor. I have a question, however, about doubling the recipe. I doubled all the ingredients which meant I had 6 T of red curry paste and 4 t of yellow curry powder. I also used 1 tablespoon of cornstarch per your instructions to thicken the sauce. Perhaps I should have used more cornstarch. The sauce was still very thin and the red curry paste seemed to separate from the yellow curry powder. The red curry paste also seemed a bit greasy. When doubling the recipe, should I have used less red curry paste? I also noticed that after the dish had cooled overnight all the red curry paste rose to the top as fat would. I scooped all of it off the top before warming the dish for a second meal. Would appreciate your thoughts on this.

  45. 5 stars
    AWESOME recipe! Have made it several times and always double because we love leftovers!
    This is a winner!!!

  46. 5 stars
    Made this tonight for our family of 6. Everyone loved it! It has excellent flavor with the added curry powder and coriander. Definitely making naan with it next time.❤️ Thanks!

  47. Made this curry dish tonight for dinner. We loved it! Once the prep was completed it was so fast and easy to cook.
    This is a repeat for sure. Thank you!

  48. 5 stars
    This recipe is excellent!! If you can get your hands on a really good red curry paste this recipe shines! Yum!

  49. 5 stars
    I have to say this is one of my absolute favorite coconut chicken curry recipes. After experiencing the curries in India, I never thought I would be able to replicate any of the dishes; however, this recipe is an absolute game changer. I can’t thank you enough for sharing this delicious, quick and simply amazing recipe. 10/10

  50. 5 stars
    Really super base flavor!

    Just needs vegetables, even pineapple/apple if you’re an adventurist.

    Pretty much whatever you have around will bring texture and crunch.

    I like to mix and match with
    >bell peppers
    >snap peas
    >bamboo shoots
    >water chestnuts
    >sweet potatoes
    >baby spinach
    >new potatoes
    >tomatoes (cored seeded and coarsely chopped
    >and the pre-mentioned fruits

    Just what I do and thought it might get someone creating.

    Happy cooking all, and thank you Chelsea!

  51. 5 stars
    Absolutely love this recipe! It’s a weekly staple now! Added cauliflower, carrots and spinach. Always make a double batch in a big pot! Thank you!

  52. 5 stars
    I just made and it’s delicious. Can make it hotter (I was concerned it would be too hot, but it was fine). I added grated lime as well as the juice and added the grated lime to the rice! I will definitely make again. Thank You!

  53. 5 stars
    Made this twice already. Big hit in our household. I add 2-3 chilly peppers to add some heat and it turns out delicious! I normally don’t comment on any recipes I use. This one I had to. It’s definitely a keeper.

  54. 5 stars
    This was really, really good! Will definitely make again. I added a can of rinsed chick peas and some frozen green peas at the end, and halved the brown sugar. Served with basmati rice and naan. This gave us our sorely missed restaurant quality curry, during the Covid shutdown, without having to eat it out if takeout containers. So delicious!!!

  55. 5 stars
    Loved this recipe as it was so quick and easy. I added chunks of par -boiled sweet potato and cut green beans for some additional crunch and cut. Verdict by all: Delicious

  56. Thanks for the tips! Made a diff recipe tonight and overcooked the chicken bc I cooked it before putting the sauce!!! I am going to try this next time!! 🙂

  57. 5 stars
    LOVE this dish! This was the first recipe of yours that i tried. Ive made it several times and it’s always a family favorite!

  58. 5 stars
    This recipe is a new family favorite! We all absolutely loved it! After my husband took his first bite, he said, “Oh man. I’m going to be so sad when I’m done eating this!” 😉 It’s hard to stop – it’s so delicious!

    1. So glad to hear it! Sorry I haven’t personally tested this recipe for the instant pot, so I’m not sure exactly what to recommend, hopefully someone else that has experimented with it can chime in! 🙂

    1. How much ground ginger did you use? Grating fresh ginger has never proved worth the effort to me. Thanks.

  59. 5 stars
    Amazing, tasted delicious, easy to make. I added some mango chutney and it was also delicious. Have made it a few time with different adjustment and vegetables and it’s always awesome.

    1. I am so happy you are loving this Coconut Curry Chicken! That mango chutney sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  60. Ours was very bland. Thinking I didn’t add enough salt? It was still delicious, but didn’t have a ton of flavor. What size van did you use? The only one I saw at the store was the standard size can. Maybe I should add more curry paste next time?

  61. 5 stars
    This was SO good! I didn’t have red curry paste so I used green (and used the whole jar 🤣). I’ll use red next time but regardless…YUM!

  62. 5 stars
    Made this tonight and it was delicious!

    I added shiitake mushrooms, and spinach to the mix but that was the only change. Excellent. Will make it again!

  63. 5 stars
    Writing this one handed as I woof this down! Delicious flavor but really wish it was SPICY, I used an entire jar of red curry paste. Suggestions? Thank you!

  64. 5 stars
    I love your recipe! I’ve made it so so many times and always tastes delicious! However, I was thinking to do it with shrimps instead of chicken today! Do you think it will taste good?

    1. Thank you so much Demetra; so glad you’ve enjoyed! I’ve never tried it, but I do think shrimp would taste good!

  65. 5 stars
    Thank you so much for this great recipe! Glad I went ahead and made a double batch. Next time I think I will use thin noodles instead of basmati rice. This turned out perfectly and is so delicious.

  66. This looks delicious – I can’t wait to make it tonight! I was wondering if you think adding the fish sauce makes a big difference? I’ve never used that before so I don’t have it.

  67. I really wish people would only review recipes that they have actually made and not those they might like to try. Feed back is very important when there are so many recipes available.

  68. 5 stars
    Made the chicken curry last night. It was great! The only change I made was when I added the lime juice I also added a 1/2 cup of chicken broth made with Better Than Bullion. Then added the coconut milk. We like a saucy curry. Thanks for the recipe!

  69. 5 stars
    My first try to cook chicken curry with your recipe Chelsea. It’s delicious!!! My husband and I enjoyed it very much, and I will cook it again.

    Thank you Chelsea for sharing your recipes!

  70. 5 stars
    So good! Definitely not too spicy, which I appreciate because I’m kind of a wimp with heat. I added a little cumin to it too. I also used this recipe below to prepare my dried chickpeas. I’m excited to have a new weeknight go-to!

  71. I made this and it was very very good. I did add a little more brown sugar to my taste. I also took the advice in the recipe to thicken it up a little as well.
    I will definitely make this again.

  72. 5 stars
    This recipe goes great with leftover turkey from the holidays. Just cube it up and add it in with the coconut milk. 🙂

  73. 5 stars
    We liked this a lot. You could have added a bit more chicken, maybe bring it up to 1.5 pounds raw. I sprinkled sweetened cocoanut on top with the crushed cashews. Pretty and tasty!

  74. 5 stars
    This is easily one of my favorite recipes of all time! I’ve made this several times for my family and for guests, it’s always a hit. I never have any of it go to waste, and I keep the ingredients in my kitchen on standby.

  75. 5 stars
    Tried this for dinner and there was nothing left after my daughter (7yrs) and husband polished the lot! Thanks for a fab recipe 🙂

  76. Hi Chelsea…I’m a pretty good cook but have never attempted a curry. This recipe sounds great! I like the suggestion of adding Thai basil…what about finely ground kafir lime leaves? I love their aroma. I plan on making it this weekend. Thanks for the recipe!

    1. Thanks so much! I’ve never tried it with kafir lime leaves but if you love them I’m sure they will be a great addition! Hope you enjoy! 🙂

  77. 5 stars
    This recipe was excellent – better than any red curry I’ve had in a restaurant. I used 1.5 T of red curry paste and it was perfect. The second time I made it I added snow peas and julienne carrots to get some extra veggies in.

  78. 5 stars
    What a great, quick and flavourful curry! Super simple, we used chicken thighs. I didn’t have enough coconut milk so I topped it up with whipping cream. Added some green peas on the side. We will be making this again and adding it to our rotation.

  79. 5 stars
    Looks yummy and healthy, what are the other vegetables that I can mix up in this recipe?as I like more veggies on my Curry!

  80. 5 stars
    Amazing! My mother in law found this recipe and made it for the family. The first time I had it at her house, I thought I was at a Thai restaurant. I feel this is restaurant quality if not better! It’s like magical-tasting! At this point, she and I both make it and our families and friends greatly enjoy it! I do recommend using the red curry paste. The first couple times I made it, I didn’t have it on hand. Now, I realize what a difference it makes in the flavor. It REALLY deepens the flavor. Thanks for a wonderful recipe! Definitely a keeper!

  81. 5 stars
    So happy I found this recipe! I’ve made this coconut chicken curry 3 times already! Super easy, delicious, and nutritious!

  82. 5 stars
    We’ve been making this recipe for over a year now and it’s easily one of our favorite curries and just meals in general! So good!!!

  83. 5 stars
    Amazing recipe! I had my own spice mix but just followed these directions and it turned out great! I added red peppers and bamboo shoots.

  84. 5 stars
    My husband and I absolutely love this dish! My husband is a huge fan of the thick creamy sauce.
    I mix corn starch with cold no sodium chicken broth then stir it in on medium high heat until thick. More thick sauce without compromising flavor or adding salt. Big success every time!

  85. 5 stars
    I use thighs and spinach omitted red pepper because I didn’t have any…bottom line: wonderful flavor and easy to make…a winning combination!

  86. 5 stars
    This is one of my favorite recipes. My family also loves it. I follow it pretty much as is, but add cauliflower, broccoli, carrots and spinach, too. I crave this dish and eat it close to once a week or every other week for sure!

  87. Pardon me I am new to making my own curry chicken. You say to use 1 can of full fat coconut milk. There are varying sizes in my store. How many ounces should I look for?

  88. Excellent curry dish, so easy to prepare, prep all of the ingredients in the recipe order then begin line ingredients up and off to cooking😊

  89. 5 stars
    This was absolutely delicious! It was very attractive on the plate and quite worthy of a restaurant meal.

  90. 5 stars
    I’ll start by saying that I’ve never had any other curry so I don’t have anything to compare it to. But this is an amazingly delicious recipe!!! I made it according to the recipe several times now, except for using boneless thighs as my family doesn’t care for white meat. We’ve found that it’s really nice served with our favorite stirfry veggie blend (probably makes it not very traditional, but it’s yummy 😋).
    This morning I told my husband that I was trying to decide what to get out of the freezer to make for dinner today. I ended up getting out the chicken to make this recipe and a few minutes later he came back to me, not realizing this, and asked if we had the ingredients, could I make the curry chicken!

  91. This is my absolute favorite meal I have cooked myself.

    I started doubling it to guarantee leftovers. (My husband will eat the whole pan if I let him) The prep/cooking for a single batch does take me longer than the 30 minutes listed in the recipe. I’m a pretty slow chopper.

  92. 5 stars
    This was my first Thai chicken curry and it is delicious as written without any substitutes. I have made a Chinese chicken curry several times however this is the bomb! Used fish sauce and cilantro options as mentioned in recipe.

  93. from new zealand–mum said i cant cook this any more–turns out my cooking of this recipie is better than hers–

  94. 5 stars
    Made this when my wife was out of town. She came home and had leftovers and loved it. So, we made it again a few nights later. This time added an additional yellow pepper and frozen peas. So good! Pairs well with Sauvignon Blanc. When I started making it the second time I accidentally went to your yellow chicken curry recipe. I got to the potatoes step and realized I was on the wrong recipe 😃. We’ll try that next.

    1. So happy this recipe was enjoyed, thank you so much for the comment! I hope you both love the yellow curry next 🙂

  95. 5 stars
    After coming back to make this curry for the 10th time at least, I figured it was time to let you know how much we love it! We are a curry loving household over here, and I’ve tried many different recipes. This is my go-to now. Thank you!!

  96. 5 stars
    Absolutely fabulous recipe. I’ve made it a handful of times for far and initially used red curry paste made by Thai Kitchen. It was really good, but had a touch of some flavor I didn’t love. Then I switched to Curry Love red curry paste and wow that made this recipe killer. That one change made a huge difference. I didn’t enjoy the fish sauce in it either, but love the rest of the recipe. Simply delicious!

  97. This was absolutely delicious! It is my go to recipe from now on. I will add potatoes and carrots next time! What would you suggest for an vegetarian version? I would love to make for my vegan son.

  98. 5 stars
    Incredibly delicious! No reason to need to do takeout anymore for a good red curry. You can also add some chicken broth if you want to thin it out a little

  99. 5 stars
    This was an awesome recipe! So flavorful! Do you think this would freeze well? My son (at college with a broken wrist) loved it after his surgery.

    1. Hey Kristin! I am so happy you have enjoyed this dish! I haven’t tried freezing it yet but I would imagine it should freeze well, as long as the rice isn’t frozen with it! Let me know if you try it out! 🙂

  100. 5 stars
    Five stars for sure! This was my first try at Indian food and it won’t be my last. So satisfying and delicious 😋
    Thank you, Chelsea! My husband thanks you, too. Namaste 🙏 😁

  101. 5 stars
    Absolutely fabulous! I used whole boneless skinless chicken thighs that I browned & set aside before I started with the onion, garlic, etc. and put them back in after the coconut milk, lime juice and brown sugar. I also added a Tbsp of tomato paste before the chicken. Threw in some frozen peas at the end, covered and simmered for 3-4 minutes. Served it with ginger coconut rice. My whole house smelled like heaven!
    This one is definitely a keeper!

  102. 5 stars
    It was perfect, and I did not use bay leaves (don’t like them). Still the dish was amazing.

  103. 5 stars
    Excellent recipe and one that we’ll keep making! My only recommendation would be season the chicken with kosher salt at the beginning while you are prepping everything else to give it time to season and pull out moisture to the surface so that when you add it to the pan you get juicy and flavourful chicken bits!

  104. 5 stars
    I loved this recipe! It was super easy for a Friday night meal! I’ll definitely. I loved the crunchy addition of cashews! Next time I’ll be sure to have some cilantro or basil.

  105. 5 stars
    My family begged me to save this recipe in a safe place so I can make it often.
    It was so delicious and so simple to make.
    Great recipe.

  106. 5 stars
    This recipe is amazing! Followed the recipe except I had to replace the yellow curry powder with red. The sauce is to die for!

  107. 5 stars
    Just made this dish, amazing!!! I made it exactly to directions and it was perfect. The only thing I changed was instead of peppers I used cauliflower and carrots, and I put it on a bed of zoodles….. I’m pretty sure this is the best curry dish I’ve ever made at home, thanks! Would definitely make again

  108. 5 stars
    My husband and I so enjoyed making this together and BOTH of our kids ate it (full disclosure–they are 18 and 20 years old :)). One of them thanked me for the “beautiful meal!” It is a joy to work with the fresh garlic, ginger, onions, peppers, and herbs! The flavors and spices are rich and authentic–toasting them with the onion is such an amazing sensory experience. It is easy to prep everything ahead of time and then it all comes together in one pot! We added a little garam marsala to the spice mix as we had it on hand, my husband loves cinnamon, and my friend loves it in curries. It seemed to work. Thank you for a fun, delicious, and “doable” recipe! I am a working mom and so appreciate having recipes like this that I can make on a weeknight. 🙂

  109. 5 stars
    This is an outstanding recipe. I added a couple extra spices, but otherwise followed it exactly. Delicious ! Thank you!

  110. 4 stars
    My family enjoyed the recipe after adding extra salt and pepper. I will say it definitely doesn’t have enough flavor as is. Next time I will try it with more yellow and red curry to see if that’s better.

  111. 5 stars
    This was absolutely delicious! It was so flavorful and not too spicy. We loved it, and I’m making it part of my regular recipe rotation!

  112. 5 stars
    Delicious! One of the best Thai dinner I made, it will be a staple in our family! Thank you for sharing this amazing recipe!