Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry

Red curry paste and coconut milk give chicken tons of flavor in this belly-warming dish.

3.75 from 8 votes

Chicken Curry

Red curry paste and coconut milk give chicken tons of flavor in this belly-warming dish.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword curry
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 208 kcal
Author Beachbody


  • 1 tsp. coconut oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 (1-inch) slice fresh ginger, peeled, chopped
  • 1 tsp. red curry paste
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato paste, no sugar added
  • 1 lb. raw chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup lite canned coconut milk
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 2 tsp. Thai fish sauce (optional)
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped cilantro (optional)
  • tsp. palm sugar


  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes or until onion is translucent.

  3. Add garlic and ginger; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.

  4. Add curry paste and tomato paste; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes.

  5. Add chicken; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 minutes, or until it’s coated in paste.

  6. Add coconut milk and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low; gently boil, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.

  7. Add tomato, fish sauce (if desired), cilantro (if desired), and sugar; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Thai fish sauce is called "nam pla." You can find it in larger grocery stores, Asian markets, or online.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Curry
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 208 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 634mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 5g
Protein 24g 48%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Fat
1 Protein
1 Condiment

P90X3 Portions
½ Carb
1½ Fat
1 Protein

Body Beast Portions
1 Vegetable
2 Protein
1 Fat
1 Balanced Liquid

Portion Fix Containers
½ Green
1 Red
½ Blue

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