Indian Chicken Curry Recipe With Garlic and Black Pepper

Easy chicken curry recipes

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From our popular low-calorie chicken saag to the most indulgent chicken katsu and plenty of Thai curries, try one of our recipes for a healthier, cheaper takeaway alternative


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 healthy chicken curry, Thai green curry and butter chicken.

If you want to go vegetarian, try our vegetable curry recipes.

Want to know how to cook rice perfectly? Check out our step-by-step guide to perfect rice.

Quick and easy chicken curries



  • We use chicken breasts and chicken thighs for our curry recipes

Kolamba’s chicken curry

Make this your go-to special chicken curry. Straight from the kitchen of London's Kolamba restaurant, this Sri Lankan recipe uses oodles of fresh spices and a homemade roasted curry powder.

Kolamba Sri Lankan Chicken Curry Recipe

Sri Lankan cashew chicken curry

Make your own Sri Lankan curry powder and combine with coconut milk and toasted cashews to spice up this easy chicken curry recipe. Scoop up with warm roti for a comforting midweek meal.

Sri Lankan Cashew Nut Chicken Curry Recipe

Quick 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 Recipe

Yellow curry chicken noodles

Thai yellow curry paste adds a mild, fragrant spice to this light coconut curry with chicken and crunchy mangetout - ready in just 20 minutes! Check out more of our Thai recipes.

Yellow Curry Chicken Recipe

Healthier sweet and sour chicken

Jazz up chicken breasts in this healthy version of a Cantonese classic recipe, sweet and sour chicken. Plenty more healthy chicken meal ideas over here.

Healthy Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Lighter chicken curry

Check out our easy chicken curry recipe with low-fat coconut milk, punchy madras paste and crunchy sugar snap peas. This flavoursome curry is low in calories and gluten-free. We have lots more low-calorie curry recipes where this came from.

Light Chicken Curry Recipe

Healthy chicken korma

Fragrant, creamy and gently spiced, korma is super-comforting with its rich, buttery sauce. This version is lighter than the traditional recipe, yet it’s every bit as warming.

A chicken curry with rice and naans on the side

Easy chicken panang curry

Ready in just 35 minutes, our easy chicken panang curry recipe is a simple yet flavour-packed midweek meal for the family. Plus it's low in calories, too.

Panang Curry Recipe with Chicken

Japanese chicken, broccoli and mushroom curry

Add white miso and soy sauce to your curry sauce for an umami-rich midweek meal packed with chicken thighs and veggies. We have lots more chicken thigh recipes.

Japanese Chicken Curry Recipe with Broccoli and Mushrooms

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.

Healthy Chicken Curry served in a large silver frying pan ready to be served

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.

Indian Chicken Curry Recipe With Garlic and Black Pepper

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.

Thai Green Chicken Curry Recipe

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

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

Creamy Indian 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.

Healthy Curry Chicken Saag Recipe

West African-style curry with chicken and sweet potato

Inspired by the peanut-based curries of West African cooking, this recipe is a simplified version, using peanut butter as a quick shortcut. It also freezes really well if you fancy making a double batch.

West 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.

Chicken Madras Curry Recipe

Quick chicken katsu

Katsu is a firm favourite for anyone who loves Japanese food. This version cuts out the bread crumbing process and uses a ready-made paste, meaning that this can be on the table in 30 minutes – perfect for midweek. Why not try more of our Japanese recipes?

Quick Chicken Katsu Recipe

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.

Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

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

An easy Japanese-style chicken curry. Made with udon noodles and mild curry paste, it's healthy and comforting. 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 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