Chicken with Coconut Curry Sauce Recipe

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Chicken with Coconut Curry Sauce Recipe

Ghee is a clarified butter popularly used in India to give a dish great flavor and aroma.

How To Make Chicken with Coconut Curry Sauce

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Pan-fried and Indian-inspired chicken curry recipe

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 40 mins


  • 7 chicken breast fillets
  • 60 g ghee, or 2 oz

Coconut Curry Sauce:

  • 30 g ghee, or 1 oz
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 stem lemon grass, chopped finely
  • 2-3 small red chilies, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. cardamom
  • 2 tsp. curry powder
  • 340 ml coconut milk


  1. Melt ghee in pan, add chicken, fry gently until golden brown and tender; drain, slice.
  2. Serve topped with coconut curry sauce.
  3. For sauce, melt ghee in pan, add onions, garlic and lemon grass, sauté until onions are soft.
  4. Add chilies, cinnamon, cardamom and curry.
  5. Cook, stirring, about a minute.
  6. Stir in coconut milk and simmer, uncovered 5 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat, blend or process until smooth, strain and reheat.


  • Sugar: 2g
  • :
  • Calcium: 37mg
  • Calories: 423kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 123mg
  • Fat: 31g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 746mg
  • Protein: 30g
  • Saturated Fat: 21g
  • Sodium: 164mg
  • Vitamin A: 199IU
  • Vitamin C: 27mg
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