Coriander Chicken Curry

Quick chicken curry

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Try our quick 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


Try this coriander chicken curry, then check our our chicken korma, butter chicken, chicken tikka masala and more chicken curry recipes.

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards



  • onion 1 small, roughly chopped
  • ginger a thumb-sized piece, roughly chopped
  • garlic 2 cloves, chopped
  • green chilli 1-2, chopped
  • coriander 25g, keep a few leaves back as a garnish
  • coconut oil 2 tsp
  • chicken breasts 4, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ground coriander 2 tsp
  • ground cumin 2 tsp
  • fat-free natural yogurt 100g
  • lemon 1/2, juiced

To serve

  • steamed basmati rice


  • Step 1

    Put the onion, ginger, garlic, chilli and fresh coriander with 2 tbsp of water in a food processor and whizz to a purée.

  • Step 2

    Heat the coconut oil in a frying pan over a medium heat.

  • Step 3

    Season the chicken and fry for 4-5 minutes until browned.

  • Step 4

    Turn the heat to low, add the spices and cook for 2 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Tip the onion purée into the pan and fry for 2-3 minutes.

  • Step 6

    Add 150ml of water, and simmer for 15 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.

  • Step 7

    Stir through the yogurt and lemon juice, and serve with a few coriander leaves sprinkled on top and some steamed rice.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 247
  • Fat 7.8g
  • Saturates 1.3g
  • Carbs 4.2g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Fibre 0.8g
  • Protein 39.6g
  • Salt 0.2g