Quick chicken curry

Quick chicken curry
This curry is quick to make if you have left over cooked chicken, and is always delicious.
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Last modified on: August 25th 2011

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Quick chicken curry
Cut 500 g cooked chicken into medium-sized pieces.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Quick chicken curry
Prepare 1 onion and chop.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Quick chicken curry
Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a pan on medium heat. When hot, add the chopped onion.

Salt and pepper, then cook for 1 or 2 minutes while stirring.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Quick chicken curry
Mix 1 chicken stock cube and 1 glass water (hot) to make the chicken stock.

Tip the chicken pieces into the pan and add the stock.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Quick chicken curry
Bring to the boil and add 2 tablespoons curry powder. Stir well.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
Quick chicken curry
Cook until the liquid has dispappeared and the curry-coated chicken pieces start to brown a little. At this point a delicious curry smell should fill your kitchen.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Quick chicken curry
Now add 250 ml cream, stir well, turn down the heat and leave to thicken gently to your taste.

Check the seasoning and your chicken curry is ready. It can wait for a while if covered and kept hot.

Stage 8
Quick chicken curry
Serve with white rice for example, preferably Basmati.
It's even better if you can replace the chicken stock cube with some left over chicken cooking juices.

If you use raw chicken, no problem, just leave it to cook when you've added it to the pan, before adding the stock.

The ingredients can be adapted and varied to suit your taste, especially the spices.
And to drink?
It's not easy to find a wine that goes well with curry so why not try a beer, either pale or dark, otherwise a good tea.
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,327 Kcal or 5,556 Kj117 gr31 gr159 gr
66 %45 %3 %24 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
125 Kcal or 523 Kj11 gr3 gr15 gr
6 %4 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
332 Kcal or 1,390 Kj29 gr8 gr40 gr
17 %11 %1 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Celery, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 5.47 €
  • Per person : 1.37 €

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