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Healthy chicken curry recipes

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

340 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
53 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
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201 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
167 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
56 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
66 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
77 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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…

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
90 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
8 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
280 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
71 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
80 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
25 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
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Healthy
26 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
38 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
17 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
9 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A low fat chicken dish with plenty of spice

23 mins
Easy
Healthy
13 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
25 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
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