Coconut Chicken Curry with Lime

Coconut Chicken Curry with Lime is a super fast and tasty dinner, packed with flavor and color, easy to make while you cook some rice!
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 241kcal
Author: Kylee Cooks


  • 1 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 14oz coconut milk
  • 4oz can diced green chilies
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2 Tbs fresh cilantro chopped


  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add the chicken and cook for about 5 minutes (chicken should be golden brown).
  • Add the garlic, cook 30 seconds, then add the curry powder and cook, stirring for another minute.
  • Add the coconut milk, chiles, lime juice and zest.
  • Bring to a simmer, then turn down heat and cook until the chicken is just cooked, about 5 minutes.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Remove from the heat, stir in the cilantro.
  • Serve over rice.
  • Garnish with a little cilantro.
  • Devour.



Top Tips for Coconut Chicken Curry:

If you like curry to be super deep and rich, add a little more curry powder.
Like it rich and decadent? Switch the coconut milk for coconut cream!
Prefer chicken thighs to breasts? No worries! 


Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 1216mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 530IU | Vitamin C: 40.3mg | Calcium: 142mg | Iron: 4.8mg
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