Chicken curry

Curries are a great way of using up leftover meat


With just a few cupboard items you can treat yourself to your favourite curry in the time it takes to order and wait for one to be delivered! Great for using leftover chicken.


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 350g / 12½ oz. cooked chicken
  • 5 button mushrooms
  • 1 medium pepper
  • 1 medium onion
  • 100g / 3½ oz. of peas
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2 dessertspoons of medium curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 chicken stock cube dissolved in 275ml / ½ pint of hot water
  • 1 dessertspoon of plain flour

Method

  1. Slice vegetables and garlic
  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan and gently fry the onions, carrot and garlic
  3. Add mushrooms and pepper to the frying pan and cook for 2 to 3 minutes
  4. Add curry powder and flour to the pan and cook for 1 minute stirring all the time
  5. Stir in the stock and cooked chicken pieces
  6. Add the defrosted peas, reduce heat and cook slowly for 10 minutes without stirring

Serving Suggestions

Serve with boiled brown rice. Add extra flavour and goodness to this meal with sweet corn, peas or broccoli

info

Use hot curry powder is you like it spicy!

About this Recipe

This recipe was adapted from 101+ Square Meals

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Chicken curry

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

15 Minutes

15 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

1.5 Of Your 5 A Day

1.5 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Frying Pan, Measuring Jug(for Liquids), Vegetable Peeler, Wooden Spoon

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeFrying PanMeasuring Jug(for Liquids)Vegetable PeelerWooden Spoon
1/4 of the recipe contains
Energy
1026kj
244kcal
12%
Fat
8.5g
12%
Saturates
2.1g
11%
Sugars
6.2g
7%
Salt
0.9g
15%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (295g)
Energy348Kj 1026Kj
83Kcal 244Kcal
Fat2.9g 8.5g
(of which saturates)0.7g 2.1g
Carbohydrate4.1g 12g
(of which sugars)2.1g 6.2g
Fibre1.5g 4.5g
Protein9.4g 27.7g
Salt0.3g 0.9g

Recipe rating

Current rating: 3.1 (10 ratings)