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Chicken Curry

Healthy Facts:

  • Chicken offers all essential B-vitamins and is packed with lean protein that boosts weight loss while repairing muscles
  • Beta-carotene from carrots reduces risk of cancer and improves vision and eye health
  • Sulfides in garlic fight the effects of oxidative stress and improve iron absorption
  • Lycopene, from tomatoes, has the ability to reduce triglycerides and bad cholesterol in the blood
  • Chickpeas are packed with fiber that keep you full, improve cholesterol and support a healthy lifestyle
  • Raisins are rich in the trace mineral boron, which helps build stronger bones

30 Min Cook Time |10 Min Prep Time | Serves 6 |329 Calories per Serving


  • 4 6-oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 medium-stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 15-oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1 15-oz. can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

What You Need

  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Dutch oven or large pan with a lid
  • Wooden spoon

How To Make It

  1. Cut the chicken breasts into 1-inch pieces. Toss the chicken pieces with the flour to coat. Dust off the excess flour from the pieces.
  2. In a Dutch oven or large pan with a lid, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the chicken pieces and brown on all sides, about 6 minutes.
  4. Add the onion, garlic, carrots, celery and ginger and saute for 4 minutes.
  5. Add the spices (paprika through tumeric), broth, tomatoes, chickpeas, zucchini and raisins. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with the cilantro and serve.

Frances Masters

Frances Masters is a BACP accredited psychotherapist with over 30,000 client hours of experience. Follow her @fusioncoachuk, or visit The Integrated Coaching Academy for details about up coming training.