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Healthy chicken curry recipes

23 Recipes
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Chicken curry doesn't have to be unhealthy. See our lighter versions of popular takeaway classics like chicken korma, katsu, biryani, madras and jalfrezi.

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  • Chicken curry with red chillies in silver bowl on wooden board

    Chicken jalfrezi

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.387 ratings

    Instead of calling the Indian takeaway, make your own easy chicken jalfrezi. This curry is also healthy with two of your 5-a-day and a dose of vitamin C

  • Chilli chicken curry

    Chilli chicken curry

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.53 ratings

    A healthy flavour-packed curry that counts as one of your 5 a day, and it's low in fat

  • Chicken Madras curry in a balti dish with naan bread

    Chicken madras

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.211 ratings

    Ditch the takeaway menu and cook our healthy chicken madras curry instead. This simple family dinner is full of fragrant spices and tender pieces of chicken

  • Easy butter chicken

    Easy butter chicken

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.185 ratings

    Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinaded the day before so you can get ahead on your prep

  • Chicken biryani pilau

    Chicken biryani pilau

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.58 ratings

    Easy and cheap to recreate at home, students won't need to order takeaways ever again!

  • Creamy chicken & mango curry

    Creamy chicken & mango curry

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.69 ratings

    Use korma paste, turmeric and black onion seeds as the base for this mild, Indian spice-pot, made creamy with coconut milk

  • Chicken katsu curry

    Healthy chicken katsu curry

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.82 ratings

    This healthier katsu is coated in finely chopped flaked almonds and baked in the oven (rather than fried) until crisp and golden. If you're following the Healthy Diet Plan then this a great dish to add to your repertoire

  • Healthier chicken balti

    Healthier chicken balti

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.99 ratings

    A lighter version of the Indian takeaway classic from Angela Nilsen, this tomato-based curry is packed with extra spinach and peppers

  • Lighter massaman chicken curry

    Lighter massaman chicken curry

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.9 ratings

    Another takeaway favourite gets a healthy makeover - this creamy Thai curry now has half the fat with all the aromatic flavour

  • Chicken curry wth rice and peas in bowls, with chopsticks alongside

    Chinese chicken curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.345 ratings

    Cook an easy, healthy curry with just 15 minutes preparation. Serve this replica of your favourite takeaway dish with fluffy rice for a wholesome family meal

  • Chicken, potato & green bean curry

    Chicken, potato & green bean curry

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.27 ratings

    This mild, creamy curry is a superhealthy way to start the week. Serve with naan breads warm from the oven

  • Light chicken korma in a bowl with flaked almonds, herbs and rice

    Easy chicken korma

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.71 ratings

    A mild and healthy chicken korma curry that's still satisfying and full of flavour

  • Curried chicken & new potato traybake

    Curried chicken & new potato traybake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.88 ratings

    A healthy one-pan traybake with garam masala, turmeric, ginger and garlic – lightly spiced and ideal for a family supper

  • Low-fat chicken biryani

    Low-fat chicken biryani

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.26 ratings

    This fragrant Indian chicken curry with rice topping has half the fat of your normal takeaway, and it's low calorie

  • Chicken laksa

    Chicken laksa

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.12 ratings

    Use lighter rice noodles in this fragrant Malaysian soup with spiced chicken, coconut broth, coriander and mint

  • Cardamom chicken with lime leaves 2016

    Cardamom chicken with lime leaves

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.29 ratings

    If you're a true curry lover, the layers of spice in this fragrant and tender chicken thigh curry will really hit the spot

  • Masala chicken pie

    Masala chicken pie

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.39 ratings

    A Bombay potato-topped coconut curry bake that's healthy and low-fat. Snuggle up with some nutritious comfort food

  • Lighter chicken katsu

    Lighter chicken katsu

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.12 ratings

    Angela Nilsen makes this Japanese crumbed chicken dish with curry sauce healthier by using some clever swaps to slash the fat and calories

  • Fragrant spiced chicken with banana sambal

    Fragrant spiced chicken with banana sambal

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.17 ratings

    This spicy Asian-inspired dish is flavoured with coriander, cumin, turmeric, almonds and cardamom. Serve with a cooling chopped salad

  • Spice & lime chicken

    Spice & lime chicken

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.9 ratings

    A low fat chicken dish with plenty of spice

  • Baked chicken masala with almond pilaf

    Baked chicken masala with almond pilaf

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    This superhealthy recipe proves watching what you eat doesn't mean you have to banish curry from your menu plan

  • The Ultimate Makeover: Chicken tikka masala

    The Ultimate Makeover: Chicken tikka masala

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.26 ratings

    You'll love Angela Nilsen's version of this classic Indian favourite - it tastes authentic but is far lighter and healthier

  • Thai coconut crumbed chicken traybake

    Thai coconut crumbed chicken traybake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.26 ratings

    Contrast breaded chicken with squash, tomatoes and aubergine flavoured with spicy Thai red curry paste

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