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

Healthy chicken curry

  • serves 6
  • Easy

This healthier chicken curry recipe bulks up on veg to keep the calories low. Freeze in portions for quick, midweek meals


Try this healthy chicken curry, then check out our healthy chicken korma, healthy chicken tikka masala, healthy slow cooker chicken curry and other healthy chicken curry recipes.



  • onion 1 large, chopped
  • ginger chopped to make 1 tbsp
  • red chilli 1, diced
  • ground coriander ½ tbsp
  • ground cumin ½ tbsp
  • medium curry powder ½ tbsp
  • red peppers 2, seeded and diced
  • skinless chicken breasts 4, diced
  • cauliflower 1 small, cut into florets
  • chopped tomatoes 400g tin
  • baby spinach 200g


  • Step 1

    Blend the onion, ginger and chilli with a splash of water in a small blender. Tip into a pan, and bring to a simmer. Add the spices with a pinch of salt, cook for a minute, then add the peppers, chicken and cauliflower, stir into the curry paste and cook for another 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Add the chopped tomatoes, half-fill the tin with water and tip into the pan. Simmer for 25 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Cook for another few minutes if the sauce is too thin, then stir through the spinach until wilted. Season, and serve in bowls.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 170
  • Fat 2.2g
  • Saturates 0.4g
  • Carbs 10.6g
  • Fibre 4.8g
  • Protein 24.5g
  • Salt 0.7g