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Chicken Curry in a Hurry

Let's go to India tonight for dinner. If you can't, try a quick taste of India with this curry in hurray in 30 minutes. This is another of our super and fast recipes to help you through the midweek rush. Have your chicken breasts thawed in the fridge, come home, and have them ready in a jiffy. Believe me, your family and friends will love them.
Cooking Method ,
Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Total Time: 25 mins
Servings 4
Calories 254
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

If you're anything like me, you hate the middle of the week and dinner is simply an additional burden. Make dinner easy with this fast and delicious chicken curry in a hurry. As one member said: "After making this dish, I feel like the clocks went back 2 hours."

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil for frying (add more if you needed)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 medium roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 medium green onions for garnish
  • 1 large serving of basmati rice
  • 1 pound or 1/2 kilo of boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup water (or chicken stock)
  • 1 small ginger chopped
  1. Chop chicken into bit size pieces and season with salt and pepper.

  2. Add oil to a medium size pan. Place in chicken and fry until browned and cooked through. 

  3. Add in tomatoes, onions, garlic, and ginger. Saute for 2 o 3 minutes until the onions begin to become translucent.

  4. Add in the curry and stir until the meat is coated.

  5. Put the tomatoes and water in. Stir to mix and deglaze the pan, place a lid on, and allow to it to simmer for about 10 minutes.

  6. Serve over hot rice and garnish with green onions.

  7. Enjoy you chicken curry in a hurry.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 254kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 4.2g22%
Cholesterol 58mg20%
Sodium 902mg38%
Total Carbohydrate 18g6%
Dietary Fiber 3.8g16%
Protein 18g36%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.


There are several changes you can make to the recipe. To begin with, I use boneless, skinless chicken, but you can use the cut of your choice. Just adjust the cooking time accordingly.

The type and amount of seasoning can be changed to meet your needs as well. For example, I use mild curry but medium or hot can be used as well. 

Keywords: Curry, 30 minute Dinners, Midweek Meals. Fast Suppers, Indian Cuisine
David Hood
A Food Blogger

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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