Spiced Chicken Curry Recipe

Spiced Chicken Curry Recipe

One of my friends shared this spiced chicken curry recipe with me recently.  She said her whole family loved it, even her picky eaters!  I was excited to try it myself and share the recipe with you {with permission of course!}.  I hope you enjoy it!

Spiced Chicken Curry Recipe
Author: Ashley
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Serves: 4+
  • 1 lb. Chicken tenderloins (approx. 5-6)
  • 1 Tbsp. Butter
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1 Lime
  • 6-7 Sprigs of cilantro, leaves removed and chopped
  • 1 tsp. Caldo de Tomate (usually found with the bouillon)
  • ¾ tsp. Paprika
  • ½ tsp. Garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. Cumin
  • ½ tsp. Curry powder
  • ¼ tsp. Cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. Nutmeg
  • Tortillas or other flat bread
  • Sour cream or plain yogurt for serving
  1. Remove tough white tendon pieces from tenderloins. Cut the tenderloins in half, length wise, then into ½ inch pieces.
  2. In a small dish or container mix the Caldo de Tomate, Paprika, Garlic, Cumin, Curry, Cayenne and Nutmeg.
  3. Add all but approximately ½ tsp. of the spice mixture to the chicken with ½ of the juice from the lime. Toss to coat evenly. Let stand 20-30 minutes.
  4. In a non-stick skillet melt butter with olive oil over medium high heat. Add chicken and stir occasionally until chicken is cooked through. About 5-6 minutes.
  5. Remove chicken with slotted spoon to serving bowl. Reduce heat to medium.
  6. Allow the remaining liquid in the pan to reduce down until a thick sauce forms about another 1-2 minutes.
  7. Pour sauce over chicken and toss to coat. Sprinkle with reserved spice mixture.
  8. Serve warm with tortillas or flat bread, lime wedges, chopped cilantro and sour cream or plain yogurt.


About Ashley

Ashley is very happily married and the mother to a beautiful little girl and handsome little boy. She is the main voice behind Embracing Homemaking.


  1. Alison Lumbatis says

    Ashley, this looks incredible! I’ve always been afraid to try making a curry chicken but this is so simple and do-able.

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