Best ever quick and easy chicken curry recipes

Try our best quick and easy chicken curry recipes for midweek meals and weekend entertaining - Thai chicken curries, healthy chicken curries and more...

Want to know how to make chicken curry? Our easy chicken curry recipes are quick to make for a midweek meal or easy entertaining idea.


We have plenty of ideas, from Indian chicken curry with coconut milk to West African, green Thai chicken curry to butter chicken.

If you’re after a healthy chicken curry try our popular chicken saag, or go all out with a chicken katsu. If you want to go vegetarian, try our vegetable curry recipes here…

Cheat’s butter chicken curry

This easy chicken curry is sure to become a family favourite! You can use whatever curry paste you have to make this… it’s the combo of butter, almonds and yogurt that magically creates such a rich, creamy sauce.

butter chicken curry

5:2 chicken curry

Our 5:2 diet friendly chicken curry recipe bulks up on veg to keep the calories low. Freeze in portions for quick, midweek meals.

Indian Chicken curry with garlic and black pepper

This fragrant southern Indian chicken curry is unusual in that it gets all its heat from black pepper rather than chilli. For maximum flavour from the spices, marinate the chicken for as long as you can, then it’s a speedy curry to make.

Chic Curry

Thai green chicken curry

Thai green curry is an Asian street food classic and it is very popular in the UK. Try our delicious green chicken curry recipe from Victoria Moore that shows you how to make the curry paste from scratch so that the fresh, vibrant flavours really come through. Here are Victoria’s wine matches for this dish.

Coriander chicken curry

Make our coriander chicken curry, it’s low in calories and gluten free. This easy recipe is a perfect family midweek meal and it’s ready in under 30 minutes.

Coriander Chicken Curry

Creamy Indian chicken curry

This is a creamy but light chicken curry recipe from the east of India. The yogurt gives richness to the dish without much fat.

chicken curry

Chicken saag

Our chicken saag recipe proves that you can eat healthily without having to miss out on your favourite foods. This comes in at under 500 calories and is ready in under an hour.

Chicken Saag Recipe

African chicken, sweet potato and peanut curry

Our African chicken curry makes for a delicious family meal. It also freezes well: cool the curry completely, then transfer to freezer containers or food bags to freeze completely. The night before eating, defrost in the fridge overnight.

African Chicken Curry Recipe With Sweet Potato and Peanuts

Chicken madras

This recipe for chicken madras is a really easy way to feed the family – a classic chicken curry for under 300 calories.

Quick chicken katsu

Katsu is a firm favourite for anyone who loves Japanese food. This version cuts out bread crumbing process and uses a ready-made paste, meaning that this can be on the table in 30 minutes – perfect for midweek. Try our other Japanese recipes here.

Chicken tikka masala

Britain’s favourite dish is a hybrid Indian chicken curry recipe born in the UK. Make sure your chicken gets nicely browned at the edges to add flavour for a fragrant, delicious tikka masala.

West Indian chicken curry with cinnamon and tomatoes

Make an easy chicken curry in half an hour. With coconut and sweet potato, this quick chicken curry is a tasty and filling midweek dish for four.

West Indian Chicken Curry With Cinnamon and Tomatoes

Chicken curry udon

A good Japanese-style chicken curry. Made with udon noodles and mild curry paste, it’s healthy, comforting and easy. Made to share, it’s the best midweek meal for two.

Chicken Curry Udon Recipe

Chicken jalfrezi

Made with chicken thigh fillets and a made-from-scratch spice blend, this easy, good-value curry is best served with basmati rice (here’s why we love it) and naan.

Chicken Jalfrezi Curry Recipe

Thai red chicken curry with butternut

Whip up a delicious curry with this dish combining butternut squash, chicken thighs, cherry tomatoes and coconut milk. This Thai recipe couldn’t be simpler and is perfect served with coconut rice.

Thai Red Curry Recipe With Chicken and Butternut Squash