Quick chicken curry


Quick chicken curry
This curry is quick to make if you have left over cooked chicken, and is always delicious.
212,9504.4/5 for 58 ratings
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Last modified on: August 25th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
21 min.12 min.33 min.
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Keeping:

Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Quick chicken curry : Photo of step #1
Cut 500 g cooked chicken into medium-sized pieces.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Prepare 1 onion and chop.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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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 : Photo of step #4
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.
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Bring to the boil and add 2 tablespoons curry powder. Stir well.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
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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.
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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
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Serve with white rice for example, preferably Basmati.

Remarks

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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,007 Kcal or 8,403 Kj112 gr31 gr159 gr
100 %43 %3 %24 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
189 Kcal or 791 Kj11 gr3 gr15 gr
9 %4 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
502 Kcal or 2,102 Kj28 gr8 gr40 gr
25 %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).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked chickenCooked chicken: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Hot sesame-cream chicken tartines, Surprise bread, Gratin-style spinach and chicken omelette , Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin", Rice and peas, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potato gratin, Grapefruit moelleux, Quartet of brassicas with cream , Chicken and mushroom pie, Gratin Dauphinois, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Individual creamy endive gratins, Saltimbocca, Eggs with tomatoes and courgettes, Beef braised in reduced red wine, Cretan Bread, ... All
Curry powderCurry powder: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Curried tuna cubes, Spicy mustard cauliflower cheese, Madras rice, Avocado with Sautéed Prawns , Curried prawn risotto, ... All

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