Spicy Chicken Coconut Curry

Spicy Chicken Coconut Curry
El San Juan Resort & Casino


  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon  vegetable oil
  • 2 Pounds  boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced
  • onions, diced
  • jalapeños, minced
  • clove garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons  cilantro, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons  minced ginger
  • 1 Teaspoon  turmeric
  • 2 1/2 Teaspoons  cumin
  • 1/8 Teaspoon  cayenne
  • 2 1/4 Teaspoons  ground coriander
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 Cup  coconut milk
  •   Greek yogurt, for serving
  •   Pita bread, warmed, for serving

While the flavors of curry are often complex, its preparation doesn't have to be. Here's a chicken curry that's simple enough to put together on a weeknight, and many of the ingredients may already be in the pantry. Do give it a try, and feel free to cut back on the heat by using fewer jalapeños.

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In a large pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook until golden brown. Stir in the onions and cook until lightly browned.

Stir in the jalapeños, garlic, cilantro, and ginger. Cook for 30 seconds. Add the turmeric, cumin, cayenne, and coriander. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Reduce the heat to low and add the coconut milk. Cook until the liquid has thickened. Serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt and pita bread.


Calories per serving:

378 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb, Low Sodium Sugar Conscious, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 96g 147%
  • Carbs 43g 14%
  • Saturated 50g 248%
  • Fiber 9g 36%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 12g
  • Monounsaturated 25g
  • Polyunsaturated 8g
  • Protein 214g 428%
  • Cholesterol 662mg 221%
  • Sodium 464mg 19%
  • Calcium 252mg 25%
  • Magnesium 437mg 109%
  • Potassium 4,280mg 122%
  • Iron 17mg 96%
  • Zinc 9mg 57%
  • Phosphorus 2,294mg 328%
  • Vitamin A 101µg 11%
  • Vitamin C 58mg 97%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 73%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 103%
  • Niacin (B3) 90mg 449%
  • Vitamin B6 8mg 397%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 174µg 43%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 32%
  • Vitamin D 9IU 2%
  • Vitamin E 11mg 56%
  • Vitamin K 26µg 33%
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