Panang Curry Recipe with Chicken

Chicken panang curry

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Ready in just 35 minutes this super easy cheat's chicken panang curry recipe is a simple yet flavoursome midweek meal for the family. Plus it's low in calories, too


Try this Panang curry, then check out our chicken Katsu curry, Thai red chicken curry, Thai green chicken curry and more chicken curry recipes.

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards



  • Thai red curry paste 4 tbsp
  • coconut milk 400ml tin
  • crunchy peanut butter 3 tbsp
  • skinless chicken thigh fillets 8, cut into chunks
  • cherry tomatoes 250g
  • fish sauce 1 tbsp
  • brown sugar 2 tsp
  • limes 3, 1 juiced and 2 cut into cheeks or wedges to serve
  • Thai basil or coriander 2 large handfuls
  • red chilli 1, deseeded and sliced, to serve
  • rice to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat the curry paste in a pan with a spoonful of the thick part of the coconut milk for 3-4 minutes until it reduces, starts to fry and becomes fragrant. Add the rest of the coconut milk and bring to a simmer. Stir in the peanut butter until it dissolves into the sauce. Add the chicken and cook for 15 minutes. Add the cherry tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes or until they just start to burst. Stir in the fish sauce, sugar and lime juice. Stir in the Thai basil and chilli, and serve with rice and the limes to squeeze over.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 464
  • Fat 29.8g
  • Saturates 17g
  • Carbs 9.8g
  • Sugars 7.4g
  • Fibre 2.9g
  • Protein 37.6g
  • Salt 1.6g