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Coconut curry chicken on a bed of rice on a plate.
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Coconut Curry Chicken (Super Easy!)

This coconut curry chicken takes less than 30 minutes - it's easy, healthy and delicious. Watch the quick video above!
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Course: Main Meal
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Curry, Chicken Curry Recipe, Coconut Curry Chicken
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 598kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan


  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tbsp curry powder or more as desired
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 13.5 oz full-fat coconut milk (1 can)
  • 1 lime juiced
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 cups cooked white rice or cauliflower rice
  • fresh cilantro roughly chopped


  • Heat the oil in a large sauté pan on medium heat. Add the onion, red bell pepper and garlic cloves and cook for 3-4 minutes. 
  • Add the cubed chicken and sprinkle the spices on top. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through, stirring frequently. 
  • Add the coconut milk and lime juice and simmer for an additional 5 minutes. 
  • Serve with rice and garnish with fresh cilantro. 



  • To make this recipe paleo or low-carb, just use cauliflower rice. Super easy!


Calories: 598kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 768mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 988IU | Vitamin C: 48mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 5mg