Chicken curry recipe

Tikka masala, Thai green or crispy katsu, there’s nothing quite like these chicken curry recipes to help put a smile on your face.

We’ve chosen 11 easy chicken curry recipes to cater for all tastes, so whether you like it hot and spicy or mild and creamy, we’ve got the recipe for you.

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This classic Indian chicken curry recipe by Maunika Gowardhan packs a fantastic flavour punch. Spiced with fresh ginger, cardamom and garam masala, it’s an absolute joy.

Fresh, comforting and super-tasty, Jamie’s version of a Nepalese curry is a guaranteed winner. Chicken thighs are marinated in a mix of spices, yoghurt and lemon, ideally overnight, to really allow the flavours to develop. Give it a go!

Tuck into Jamie’s version of a Balinese chicken curry with a thick, fragrant sauce and tender slices of chicken. Served up with purple kale rice, it’s an absolute riot of colour and flavour.

The Godfather of all curries, there’s a reason tikka masala is the nation’s favourite; Chicken breasts are marinated in traditional spices and cooked in a sweet and creamy cashew sauce. Absolute perfection.

With creamy coconut milk and natural yoghurt, Jools’ easy chicken curry is perfect for kids, toddlers or those who don’t like a lot of spice. The addition of lentils, spinach and tinned tomatoes helps get some veg into them too.

This mild and mellow curry is on the table in little over half an hour – a mega midweek meal everyone will love.

This rich and aromatic chicken balti is another Anglo-Indian dish you’ve got to try. If you can, make it in advance to give all the wonderful layers of flavour a chance to develop – it will be worth the wait.

Recreate a takeaway classic in your own home with this simple Thai curry recipe. Mushrooms add incredible texture while making your own curry paste is guaranteed to give you maximum flavour.

Make your meal go further by using chicken drumsticks and chickpeas in this gorgeous yellow curry. Plus, by combining spices with budget-friendly ingredients, you’ll have a dinner that’s great value without compromising on flavour.

Once you’ve whizzed up the paste, you can let the oven do the work in this quick and easy curry recipe. Just stir the coconut milk through at the end and serve with a crunchy carrot salad – so simple.

Have a go at making one of Japan’s favourite dishes at home with an epic katsu curry. Crispy breadcrumbs and a deliciously sweet, mild sauce, this one is great if you have any curry-sceptics in your midst.

Super chicken curry side dishes

Don’t stop there – serve up some seriously good side dishes to accessorise your curry. Master the perfect fluffy rice, or switch it up with this fragrant lemon rice recipe. Make your own naan to mop up curry sauces, or these coconut breads to add an extra sweetness, great for balancing out spicy dishes. If you want to go all out, make your own chutneys – keep things classic with mango, or try coriander and mint for something a bit different.

Hungry for more? Watch Chetna Makan cook up her delicious recipe for a chicken tikka masala: