Weeknight Chicken Curry

Weeknight Chicken Curry is a simple dish that's full of flavor and easy to prepare. This recipe is sure to top the list of must-have dinners. Serve over rice to make a heartier meal. Chopped fresh cilantro adds an extra flair as a garnish.

Weeknight Chicken Curry
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  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken tenders
  • 1 large red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon peeled and grated ginger
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Lowfat 2% Milk
  • Cooked brown rice (optional)
  • Chopped fresh cilantro


HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Season one side of chicken with salt and ground black pepper; add to skillet, seasoning side down. Cook until browned; turn over and cook until no longer pick in center. Remove from skillet.

ADD bell pepper, onion, curry powder, coriander and turmeric to same skillet; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 minutes. Stir in garlic and ginger; cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.

ADD evaporated milk; stir to break up any brown bits on bottom of pan. Add cooked chicken with any juices that have accumulated to skillet along with peas. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve over rice; top with cilantro.

Cook’s Tip: If you prefer a thicker sauce, combine 1 teaspoon cornstarch with 1 tablespoon cool water and add with evaporated milk in skillet.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 5g 7%
  • Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
  • Cholesterol 65mg 22%
  • Sodium 160mg 7%
  • Carbohydrates 17g 6%
  • Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
  • Vitamin A 35%
  • Vitamin C 120%
  • Calcium 20%
  • Iron 10%
  • Sugars 11g
  • Protein 28g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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