Menu
Speedy green chicken curry

Speedy green chicken curry

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(5 ratings)

Takes 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
The definition of curry in a hurry, try this fragrant Thai spice-pot with chicken, green beans, basil and basmati rice

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal352
  • fat20g
  • saturates13g
  • carbs9g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre3g
  • protein35g
  • salt2.5g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 red onion, cut into half-moon slices
  • 4 tbsp Thai green curry paste
  • 2 x 400g cans light coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce

    Fish sauce

    A seasoning often used in Vietnamese and Thai cooking. In Vietnam it is usually made from shrimp…

  • zest and juice 2 limes

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 1 tbsp brined green peppercorn, drained and rinsed
  • 200g green bean, trimmed and halved
  • 4 skinless chicken breast, cut into long strips
  • handful basil leaves
  • cooked basmati rice, to serve

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a medium pan, add the onion and fry for 2 mins. Tip in the paste and cook for 1 min more. Pour in the coconut milk, fish sauce, lime zest and juice, and peppercorns. Bring to a simmer, then add the beans and chicken. Cook for 5 mins or until the chicken is cooked through.

  2. Just before serving, add the basil leaves. Serve with basmati rice.

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.

Comments (4)

ncsanddancer's picture
5

Delicious, so easy and fast. Can definitely see it becoming a regular in our house.

rosievimes's picture
3.75

It's quick and simple to make; a little too hot for my usual tastes, but that can easily be rectified by varying the quantities of curry paste. A good week day dish when you're short of time but fancy an authentic thai taste.

katmam's picture

This is quick, easy and authentic tasting. Next time I will be ditching the peppercorns in favour of fresh chilli.

eleanormayo's picture

This was great - easy & tasty and I particularly liked the addition of the green peppercorns.

Questions (0)

Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved…

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe…

Tips (0)

Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.

Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe…

Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

About BBC Good Food

We’re all about good recipes, and about quality home cooking that everyone can enjoy. Whether you’re looking for some healthy inspiration or learning how to cook a decadent dessert, we’ve trustworthy guidance for all your foodie needs.

Our recipes

All our recipes are tested thoroughly by us to make sure they’re suitable for your kitchen at home. We know many of you are concerned about healthy eating, so we send them to a qualified nutritionist for thorough analysis too.

Tell us what you think…

Love the new look or think we’ve missed the mark? We want to hear your thoughts – good and bad – to make sure we make the new website as useful as possible.

Magazine

Subscribe to BBC Good Food magazine and get triple-tested recipes delivered to your door, every month.

Events

Discover the dates and details of all the BBC Good Food Shows.

On TV

See your favourite chefs on Sky Channel 247, Virgin TV 260 and find their recipes at goodfoodchannel.co.uk

Follow us

Join the BBC Good Food community by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google Plus.