Quick Coconut Chicken Curry

  • Author: Ciara Attwell
  • Prep Time: 4 mins
  • Cook Time: 18 mins
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Indian


A quick, easy and super tasty Coconut Chicken Curry recipe, so simple to whip up for a delicious family meal mid-week!


  • 1/2 tbsp oil
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tbsp medium curry powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp ground almonds
  • 300ml tinned coconut milk
  • 100ml chicken stock
  • 400g diced chicken breast
  • 150g tinned chickpeas
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 60g fresh spinach


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the onion and fry for 2-3 minutes until soft.
  2. Add the garlic, curry powder and garam masala and cook for another minute, stirring constantly.
  3. Add the ground almonds, coconut milk and chicken stock and bring to the boil.
  4. Add the diced chicken and cook for 10-12 minutes on a high simmer.
  5. Transfer some of the sauce from the frying pan into a mug and whisk with the cornflour with a fork. Pour this mixture back into the pan and stir well.
  6. Add the chickpeas and cook for another 2-3 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
  7. Remove from the heat and add the spinach.
  8. Serve with boiled rice.