Coconut Chicken Curry
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Coconut Chicken Curry

Coconut Chicken Curry

with Chicken Thighs & Bell Pepper over Basmati Rice

A flavorful homemade curry for dinner can be just as easy as a grilled cheese or quick stir-fry, and this recipe is perfect proof. Juicy diced chicken thighs are seared until browned, then coated in tomato paste, chili flakes, and aromatic spices and simmered in creamy, nutty, mildly sweet coconut milk. It’s all finished with tender bell pepper, then spooned over steamy basmati rice for soaking up every last drop of curry.

Tree Nuts

Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time25 minutes
Prep Time5 minutes


serving amount

½ cup

Basmati Rice

1 unit

Bell Pepper

10 ounce

Diced Chicken Thighs

1 unit

Tomato Paste

1 tablespoon

Curry Powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Chili Flakes

1 unit

Coconut Milk

(Contains Tree Nuts)

1.5 tablespoon

Sour Cream

(Contains Milk)

2 unit


Not included in your delivery



2 teaspoon

Cooking Oil

1 teaspoon


1 tablespoon


(Contains Milk)


Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Calories700 kcal
Fat36 g
Saturated Fat21 g
Carbohydrate60 g
Sugar8 g
Dietary Fiber3 g
Protein36 g
Cholesterol155 mg
Sodium210 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Small pot
Large Pan
Paper Towel


Cook Rice

• In a small pot, combine rice, ¾ cup water (1½ cups for 4 servings), and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce to a low simmer. Cook until rice is tender, 15-18 minutes. • Keep covered off heat until ready to serve.

Cook Bell Pepper Mixture

• While rice cooks, wash and dry produce. • Core, deseed, and dice bell pepper into 1-inch pieces. Trim and thinly slice scallions, separating whites from greens. • Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper and season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until almost tender, 5 minutes. (TIP: If needed, add splashes of water to help pepper soften.) • Add scallion whites and cook until veggies are softened, 2 minutes more. Turn off heat; transfer to a plate. Wash out pan.

Cook Chicken

• Pat chicken* dry with paper towels and season all over with salt and pepper. • Heat a drizzle of oil in same pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook, stirring occasionally, until browned and cooked through, 4-6 minutes. Reduce heat under pan to medium.

Add Seasonings

• Add tomato paste, curry powder, and paprika to pan with chicken. Add a pinch of chili flakes if you like things spicy. • Cook, stirring, until chicken is fully coated and spices are fragrant, 1 minute.

Finish Curry

• Stir in coconut milk, ¼ cup water, 1 tsp sugar, 1 TBSP butter, and a big pinch of salt. (For 4 servings, use 1⁄3 cup water, 2 tsp sugar, and 2 TBSP butter.) Bring to a simmer, then reduce heat to low. Cook until thickened, 2-3 minutes more. TIP: Taste and add more sugar if you like a sweeter curry. • Add bell pepper mixture and sour cream; stir to combine. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Turn off heat.

Finish & Serve

• Fluff rice with a fork and season with salt and pepper; divide between bowls. • Top rice with coconut chicken curry and sprinkle with a pinch of chili flakes if desired. Garnish with scallion greens and serve.

Chicken is fully cooked when internal temperature reaches 165º.