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easy chicken curry rice recipe
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Chicken Curry Rice

Chicken Curry Rice or chicken rice curry that is flavourful, delicious and hit the right spots. This easy curry rice recipe is absolutely amazing and won't dissapoint!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Course: Chicken recipes, Main Course, Rice recipes
Cuisine: African, American, Indian, Mediterranean, Nigerian
Keyword: chicken curry rice, chicken rice curry, curried fried rice, curried rice, curry rice recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 1kcal
Author: K's Cuisine
Cost: $10


  • 500 g Chicken breast
  • ¼ Cup Vegetable or sunflower oil
  • 4 tbspn Curry powder halved
  • 1 tbspn Dried thyme
  • 1 Handful Fresh Coriander chopped
  • 4-6 Cloves Garlic minced
  • 2 Thumbsize Ginger minced
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 Scotchbonnet Optional) chopped
  • 2 Plum tomatoes chopped
  • 1 Large Onion Sliced
  • ¼ teaspoon Cameroon pepper or black pepper
  • 2 Cups Long grain or Sella basmati Rice
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin Optional
  • 3 Stock cubes 1 to marinate chicken and 2 for use later on


  • Get all ingredients ready then marinate the chicken with paprika, 1 stock cube, tablespoon of Curry powder, thyme and salt.
  • Add oil in a pot and put on stove then add in the marinated chicken. Brown the chicken This takes about 5-8 minutes.
  • Pour in sliced onions, garlic, coriander, ginger, thyme and curry powder then stir and fry for a minute to release the flavours.
  • Add in tomatoes, scotchbonnet, Cameroon pepper or black pepper, stock cube and water. Stir then add in the washed rice and salt.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 30 minutes or till rice is soft.
  • Stir rice before taking off heat.



Use good curry powder such as Madras curry powder, jamaican curry powder or any of your favourite.
Use Easycook long grain rice or golden sella basmati rice. You can also use other types of basmati rice but adjust cooking time.
Calories not calculated for this recipe.


Calories: 1kcal