Quick Chicken Curry - Olive Branch Oil & Spice

Quick Chicken Curry

Feb 03, 2024

This is such a quick and satisfying dish. Chicken is cooked in a simple curry that has coconut milk, tomatoes, ginger, and lots of spices. 


  • 1 pound chicken thighs or breasts, cut into pieces

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 1/2 can whole tomatoes

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 inch piece of ginger, chopped

  • 1 serrano pepper, chopped

  • 1 can coconut milk

  • 1 tablespoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil

  • naan and rice for serving


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat

  2. Add the chicken and season with salt and pepper. Sear for a couple minutes per side and then remove and set aside.

  3. Lower the heat to medium and add the onion, garlic, ginger and serrano pepper. Saute for a few minutes until tender. Add the Garam Masala and cook for 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes, breaking them apart with a spoon. Mix in the coconut milk and simmer for 5 minutes. Return the chicken to the pan and simmer until the chicken is cooked through.

  4. Serve over rice and with naan.

Takes 20 minutes

Serves 4-6

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