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Chicken Curry

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Whether you are a big curry fan or new to this dish, then this flavorful recipe is one you don't want to miss.

This Chicken Curry is a delicious and versatile dish that can be enjoyed on its own, with rice, or naan.  The chicken is cooked in a rich and flavorful sauce that is both savory and slightly sweet. It is a great dish to make for a weeknight meal or a special occasion, and it is sure to please everyone at the table. It’s a popular dish worldwide, with many different variations of the recipe. This amazing recipe happens to be our favorite chicken curry, though!

Chicken Curry

Servings 4 people


  • 1 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp. curry powder, heaping teaspoons
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream (more if you prefer a thinner curry)
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 can 14.5-ounce diced tomatoes, drained (optional)
  • Meat from 1 rotisserie chicken, sliced or shredded
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup dry white rice (cooked according to package directions)


  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-low heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 7 minutes or until soft.
  • Sprinkle onions with the curry powder and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  • Add the yogurt and cream and simmer gently for 3 minutes.
  • Stir in the salt, pepper, and tomatoes (if desired) and sliced or shredded chicken. Cook over low heat for 10 -15 minutes.
  • Divide the rice and chicken among four individual bowls, spoon the chicken curry over the rice, and sprinkle with the cilantro.
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by Camila Alves McConaughey