Chicken korma melts

Chicken korma melts

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins


Serves 4
Add a fresh flavour to chicken breasts with this Indian-inspired creamy topping - serve with rice and salad for a weeknight dinner

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal363
  • fat24g
  • saturates14g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre1g
  • protein32g
  • salt0.8g


  • 4 skinless chicken breast fillets
  • 180g tub full-fat cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp korma paste
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander, plus extra to serve
  • juice ½ lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • rice and salad, or new potatoes and vegetables, to serve



    Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and arrange the chicken in a large ovenproof dish. Beat the cheese, korma paste and the 1 tbsp coriander together with a squeeze of lemon. Squeeze the remaining lemon over the chicken and spread the curry mix on top. Scatter over the chilli and bake for 15 mins.

  2. Remove from the oven, add the tomatoes to the dish then return to cook for another 10 mins. Scatter with more coriander and serve with rice and salad or new potatoes and vegetables

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Elaine Bartholomew's picture
Elaine Bartholomew
12th Sep, 2019
Very tasty and quick will definitely be making again
21st Mar, 2019
This was absolutely delicious and I will 100% be making again. On a bit of a budget so used ground coriander in the curry mixture and didn't have any lemon so used lime. And lazy chillies :) so quick too!!
18th Sep, 2018
Really tasty recipe which my kids love. It's also very filling which is good. We usually serve it with actifry chips and salad. I do cook the chicken for longer than stated though.
14th Aug, 2016
I was very happy with this recipe. It was very easy to make and turned into a tasty meal. I was surprised that the lemon made such an impact - it gave the meal a fresh and tangy taste. The meal also felt very filling - I guess that's thanks to the full-fat cheese! I used all the ingredients as described, and served it up with rice and salad. One good thing about this was that there was only one thing to prepare at a time: chicken, then rice, then salad. That made the process quite relaxing. After reading other comments, I was unsure how reliable the cooking time was. I cooked my chicken for 35 minutes and that was plenty. I'll use this recipe again for sure.
23rd Jul, 2016
This was so good. Made it for a meal of three, with a simple salad, and rice. However I think I may have put too much sauce on! But it was still good regardless - will definitely be making it again. A lot of people have said to leave it for longer, and I agree. I left it in for 15 minuets each way, and it came out fully cooked while not being too dry.
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1st May, 2016
We loved this! It's so easy to do and feels like a nice family dinner - really tasty but just right for an everyday meal. I found 25 min in the oven worked fine at 170c fan. Would work well with more tomatoes too. Give it a go!
26th May, 2015
This was tasty and easy. However I would agree that the chicken does take longer than 25 minutes - I would have said 30-35 mins was more like it!
20th May, 2015
Very easy recipe to make and delicious too. Yes I cooked the chicken for about 45 mins but I did use Chicken Supremes as opposed to Chicken Breasts.
Frantic Flapjack
12th May, 2015
This was an easy recipe to make but the chicken took at least twice as long as the recipe suggests. Served with new potatoes, broccoli and carrots.
29th Apr, 2015
Recipe for chile?
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