Skip to main content

Peanutty Chicken Curry

Peanutty Chicken Curry
Long lists of ingredients often put me off making a curry, especially on busy weeknights when time is precious. However, this Peanutty Chicken Curry is different! The ingredients list is small and most of the items you will already have in your store cupboard (peanut butter being one of them) or fridge. It's a fairly speedy recipe too and you can have it on the table in under 40 minutes (even with three children distracting you), which is always a bonus when you have hungry mouths to feed.

I was sceptical whether peanut butter would work in a curry but it really does and gives the sauce a lovely smooth silky texture, as well as acting as a sauce thickener. This easy curry is now a staple in our house and features on our weekly meal plans regularly. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Peanutty Chicken Curry

TOP TIPS FOR MAKING PEANUTTY CHICKEN CURRY

  1. If you don't like your curry hot omit the chilli from the recipe.
  2. Up the goodness by adding some veggies like courgettes, peppers and mushrooms. Just fry them at the same time as the onion, garlic and chilli.
  3. Double the quantities and pop the leftovers in the freezer so you have a quick week night dinner all ready to go.

OTHER CHICKEN CURRY RECIPES YOU MIGHT LIKE

  1. One Pot Harissa Chicken Curry from A Mummy Too
  2. Chicken Curry from Fab Food 4 All
  3. Clean Eating Chicken and Sweet Potato Curry from The Kitchen Shed
  4. Slow Cooker Chinese Chicken Curry from me Jam and Clotted Cream

Peanutty Chicken Curry

PEANUTTY CHICKEN CURRY





print recipe
Peanutty Chicken Curry

PEANUTTY CHICKEN CURRY

A peanutty chicken curry recipe made with a store cupboard staple, peanut butter.
Ingredients
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 Red Chilli, chopped
  • 1 thumb size piece of Ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, peeled and chopped
  • Handful of Coriander stalks, chopped (reserve leaves for garnish)
  • 2 TBSP Thai Red Curry Paste
  • 5 Chicken Breasts, chopped
  • 5 TBSP Smooth Peanut Butter
  • 150g Natural Yogurt
  • 150ml Chicken Stock
  • Small handful each of Chopped Coriander leaves and Peanuts for garnish
Instructions
Step 1: Heat a glug of oil in a large frying pan and gently fry the onion, chilli, garlic, coriander stalks and ginger until soft.Step 2: Stir in the Thai Red Curry Paste and cook for 1 minute before turning up the heat and adding the chicken. Fry until 5 minutes.Step 3: Add the peanut butter, natural yogurt and chicken stock, bring to the boil then simmer for 15 minutes until the sauce is thick and glossy and the chicken is cooked through.Step 4: Garnish with the chopped coriander leaves and peanuts and serve with rice.

Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time:
Yield: 4 adult portions


Pin the Peanutty Chicken Curry for later...

Peanutty Chicken Curry

Peanutty Chicken Curry

KEEP IN TOUCH



Comments

  1. Nice idea using peanut butter for a quick curry, I guess it would be like a tasty satay flavour. Think I might have to give this a go!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yes it's very much like a satay. I hope you enjoy it!

      Delete

Post a Comment

Thanks for leaving a comment!

Popular posts from this blog

Honey and Peanut Butter Flapjacks

These flapjacks are now my official weekday grab and go breakfast. I make a big batch on Sunday evening and I'm all set for the week. Oddly I don't really like peanut butter but it works well in this recipe. You can always substitute it for an extra 100g of ordinary butter if you wanted. A handful of raisins makes a nice addition too.

OTHER FLAPJACK RECIPES YOU MIGHT LIKEBanana and Coconut Flapjacks from Jam and Clotted CreamCherry Oat Bars from A Mummy TooChocolate and Banana Flapjacks from Tinned TomatoesDark Choc Chip Flapjacks from Munchies and Munchkins
HONEY AND PEANUT BUTTER FLAPJACKS


print recipe
Honey and Peanut Butter Flapjacks by Beth Sachs October-8-2012 These flapjacks make a great grab and go breakfast or after school snack Ingredients 100g Butter100g Peanut Butter200g Demerera Sugar200g Clear Honey400g Rolled Oats Instructions Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180c and line and grease a 30 x 20cm tin.Step 2: Melt the butter, peanut butter, sugar and honey together…

Golden Syrup and Oat Cookies

My Mum used to make these moreish buttery cookies all the time and they bring back great childhood memories of licking the syrup spoon clean. They take less than 10 minutes to make and 10 minutes in the oven so they are super speedy for busy days...and most importantly the kids love them.


GOLDEN SYRUP AND OAT COOKIES



print recipe
Golden Syrup and Oat Cookies by Beth Sachs August-17-2009 A super easy golden syrup and oat cookie recipe. Ingredients 100g Butter100g Caster Sugar2 TBSP Golden Syrup100g Self Raising Flour100g Oats1/2 TSP Bicarbonate of Soda Instructions Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180°c/160°c Fan and line two baking sheets with baking paper.Step 2: In a large pan melt the butter, syrup and sugar then stir in the flour, oats and bicarbonate of soda.Step 3: Roll into large walnut size balls and place well apart on the baking trays. Bake for 10 minutes.
Details Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 10 MinutesTotal time: 20 Minutes
Yield:Makes 15 cookies

Pin the Golden Syrup and Oat C…

Slow Cooker Chilli Con Carne (No Browning Required)

My slow cooker is my best friend on week days, especially when it's a recipe like this Chilli Con Carne that requires NO pre browning of the meat. It takes all of 3 minutes to 'make' before leaving the slow cooker to do all the hard work during the day. Then, when you get in from a long day at work and the kids are starving, all you need to do is cook some rice and grate some cheese! If you have any leftovers you can stir them into cooked pasta the next day along with some creme fraiche and grated cheddar for a super simple chilli pasta bake. Everyone in my house loves this recipe...well apart from the kidney beans which the kids aren't too keen on!



TOP TIPS FOR MAKING SLOW COOKER CHILLI CON CARNEIf your children actually like kidney beans (mine usually pick them out) add another tin for extra fibre.Instead of adding the spices separately you could buy a Chilli Con Carne spice sachet (e.g. Schwartz) and use that instead.If you like a bit of heat add a tsp of dried chi…

Family Favourite Minced Beef Cobbler

An easy, filling and relatively frugal meal that the whole family will enjoy, even the fussiest of children. I love savoury cobblers, there's something very comforting about them, especially when you top the scones with plenty of cheddar cheese like I do in this recipe. This minced beef cobbler features heavily on our meal plans during the winter months and I like to serve it with seasonal veggies, or failing that some peas from the freezer (to be fair it's usually peas from freezer!!). My lot would quite happily gobble a bowl of this on it's own though. It's most definitely a keeper in this house!


TIPS FOR MAKING THE MINCED BEEF COBBLERUp the veggies by adding peppers, mushrooms and courgettes to the mince.Make a veggie version by omitting the bacon and using Quorn mince instead.Double the recipe if you're feeding a crowd.Add a tablespoon of caramelised onion chutney to the mince to give it an extra rich flavour.Serve with seasonal veggies (or peas from the freez…