Chicken Curry Pasta with juicy chicken, onions, tomatoes, and mixed veggies in a flavorfully seasoned curry sauce. This is a delicious, no-guilt dinner that is rich and creamy thanks to a healthy coconut-based curry sauce.

 

This dish is ready and on the table in less than 30 minutes! Crispy golden seared chicken is mixed through a super creamy curry coconut sauce! Our favorite Chicken Curry Pasta recipe is the perfect comfort food at its finest; Just like this Chicken Pasta Alfredo.

 

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What Is Chicken Curry Pasta?

Chicken curry pasta is a pasta dish with, chicken and veggies that are cooked in one pot in a creamy coconut-based curry sauce.  This curry pasta dish is perfect to throw together fresh from start or using left over Chicken Curry.

 

What Goes In Chicken Curry Pasta

  • Chicken Breast or Boneless-Skinless Chicken Thighs (Cut into bite-size pieces)
  • Mixed Veggies
  • Onion (Cut into thin strips)
  • Roma Tomatoes (diced)
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic –ginger paste
  • Coriander powder
  • Salt
  • Seasoning powder
  • Cumin powder
  • Black pepper
  • Curry powder
  • Chili powder OR chili flakes
  • Coconut Milk
  • Pasta (Fusili or any pasta of your choice)
  • Water

 

A full list of the measurements is in the recipe box below.

 

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How To Make Chicken Curry Pasta

FIRST: Mix all the seasoning in a small bowl.  Use half to season the chicken.  Keep the other half aside for later.

SECOND: Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. In that, cook and brown the seasoned chicken till cooked and browned to perfection; about 8 minutes.

THIRD: Season the chicken with half of the seasoning and sauté once more. Drain from the skillet and set aside. 

FOURTH: In the same skillet, sauté onions till golden brown; about 3 minutes.  To that, add garlic-ginger paste and sauté for a minute till nicely fragrant.  

 

FIFTH: Add chopped tomatoes and the rest of the seasoning, and sauté till cooked and nicely broken down; about 5 minutes.  To that, add the coconut milk, mixed veggies, and mix well.  Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

 

SIXTH: Meanwhile, bring water to a boil in a large pot and season generously with salt.  Add Pasta and boil for 8 to 9 minutes or according to the instructions on the package.  Drain in a colander.

SEVEN: Add cooked chicken and cooked pasta to the curry sauce and mix well.  Simmer for 2 minutes and serve hot or warm.

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How To Cook Chicken For Chicken Curry Pasta

The best way to cook chicken for chicken curry pasta is to sear it in oil in a hot pan until browned and cooked through.

This way, you get to enjoy the juicy and crispy golden texture through the creamy curry pasta.

Be careful not to overcrowd the pan; if you add too much chicken at once, the chicken will steam instead of brown.

 

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Is Chicken Curry Pasta Good For You?

This chicken pasta dish is full of nutritious ingredients that are part of a healthy diet.  It is packed with nutritious lean protein, healthy fats, and lots of fiber.  Use whole wheat pasta to take it a notch higher the health ladder. 

 

Chicken breast is lean meat that is an excellent source of low-fat protein. It is also a very good source of selenium, phosphorus, vitamin B6, and niacin.

 

Vegetables are loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants, which have been shown to protect against chronic diseases such as heart disease and cancer.

 

Coconut is a high-fat fruit that is rich in antioxidants and good in promoting blood sugar regulations. It is also rich in fiber and MCTs which may improve heart health, help with weight loss, and improve digestion.

 

 

Storing and Freezing leftover Chicken Curry Pasta

To Refrigerate, transfer chicken curry pasta to an air-tight glass container and store immediately in the fridge for up to 4 days. 

To freeze, transfer to a freezer-suitable air-tight glass container and freeze for up to 3 months.

 

Thawing Leftover 

Place the frozen chicken curry pasta in the refrigerator the night before or leave it on the kitchen countertop till fully thawed.  Once thawed, warm immediately and consume, especially if thawing on the kitchen countertop.

 

Reheating Leftovers

To Microwave: Transfer the leftover curry pasta to a microwave safe plate. Sprinkle with a few teaspoons of water and cover with another plate. Warm it in the microwave for 5 minutes and make sure it is piping hot.

 

To Reheat in Saucepan:  Add 1/8 cup of water or coconut milk for each cup of curry pasta in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. To that, add the leftover pasta, stir and cover.  Simmer on low heat till piping hot; about 3 to 5 minutes. Stir occasionally.

 

More Tips 

  • Use any vegetables of  your choice.
  • Garlic-ginger paste can be substituted with minced garlic and ginger.
  • Substitute curry powder with curry paste in 1:1 ratio.
  • Use any pasta of choice.

 

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Chicken Curry Pasta

Chicken Curry Pasta with juicy chicken, onions, tomatoes, and mixed veggies in a flavorfully seasoned curry sauce. This is a delicious, no-guilt dinner that is rich and creamy thanks to a healthy coconut-based curry sauce.
Course Main Course
Keyword chicken curry, chicken curry pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Jayne Rain

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Chicken Breast or Boneless-Skinless Chicken Thighs (Cut into Strips) cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 cup mixed veggies frozen or fresh
  • 1 medium Onion cut into thin strips
  • 3 ripe Roma tomatoes finely diced
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tsp Garlic-ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp Curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chili powder OR Chili flakes
  • 1 can Coconut milk (250 ml)
  • 3 cups Fusili pasta OR any pasta of choice
  • Water for cooking pasta

Instructions

  • Mix all the seasoning in a small bowl.  Use half to season the chicken.  Keep the other half aside for later.
  • Place the chicken strips in a large bowl and coat thoroughly with the seasoning. 
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. In that, cook and brown the seasoned chicken till cooked and browned to perfection; about 8 minutes. Drain from the skillet and set aside. 
  • In the same skillet, sauté onions till golden brown; about 3 minutes.  To that, add garlic-ginger paste and sauté for a minute till nicely fragrant.  
  • Add chopped tomatoes and sauté till cooked and nicely broken down; about 5 minutes.  To that, add the coconut milk, broccoli and the rest of the seasoning, and mix well.  Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, bring water to a boil in a large pot and season generously with salt.  Add Pasta and boil for 8 to 9 minutes or according to the instructions on the package.  Drain in a colander.
  • Add cooked chicken and cooked pasta to the broccoli sauce and mix well.  Add coriander leaves, mix well and serve hot or warm.

Notes

  • Substitute Broccoli with Bell peppers, green beans, carrots, peas or any veggies of choice.
  • Garlic-ginger paste can be substituted with minced garlic and ginger.
  • Substitute curry powder with curry paste in 1:1 ratio.
  • Use any pasta of choice.

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