Easy chicken curry

Easy chicken curry
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Takes 15 minutes to make, 35 minutes to cook

This chicken curry is a great recipe to have in your repetoire – making great use of storecupboard ingredients its a perfect midweek supper standby

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
325kcals
Fat
10.7g (1.8g saturated)
Protein
31.5g
Carbohydrates
25.3g (4.4g sugars)
Fibre
4.9g
Salt
0.7g
Calories
325kcals
Fat
10.7g (1.8g saturated)
Protein
31.5g
Carbohydrates
25.3g (4.4g sugars)
Fibre
4.9g
Salt
0.7g

 

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken thighs and 2 drumsticks, skinned and boned
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp balti curry paste
  • 2 baking potatoes (about 520g), chopped into small pieces
  • 200g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 250g frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and squeezed dry (see tip)
  • Natural yogurt to serve (optional)

Method

  1. Chop the chicken into bite-size pieces, discarding any tendons. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a sauté pan, then fry the chicken all over for 3 minutes until golden. Remove and set aside. heat the remaining oil in the pan, then fry the onion for 8 minutes or until soft. Stir through the curry paste and cook for 2 minutes more.
  2. Return the chicken to the pan along with the potatoes, stirring to coat. Add the tinned tomatoes and 200ml water, then season well. Bring to a simmer and bubble gently for 10 minutes. Cover, then continue to cook for 10 minutes more, stirring every now and then, until the potatoes are tender.
  3. Stir through the spinach, cover and warm through gently for 5 minutes. Season, then serve with natural yogurt, if you wish.

delicious. tips

  1. For a creamier curry, fold through 3-4 tbsp natural yogurt towards the end of cooking.
    Frozen spinach is cheaper than fresh and just as nutritious. To defrost quickly, put in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave for 5 minutes, then drain, refresh under cold water and squeeze dry.

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