Curried Chicken Thighs

Janis

By Janis | Updated January 24, 2024

Unlock the rich and aromatic flavors of Indian cuisine right in your own kitchen with this simple yet delectable Curried Chicken Thighs recipe. Perfectly balanced with spices and herbs, this dish promises to deliver a hearty and comforting meal with every bite.

Cooking Time

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 65 minutes

Serving Size

  • Serves 4 people

Ingredients

  • 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish
  • Cooked rice, to serve

Directions

  1. Prepare Chicken: Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper.
  2. Brown Chicken: In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the chicken thighs, skin-side down, and cook until golden brown, about 5-7 minutes per side. Remove chicken and set aside.
  3. Sauté Vegetables: In the same skillet, add onions, garlic, and ginger. Cook until the onions are translucent, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add Spices: Stir in curry powder, turmeric, and cumin. Cook for another minute until fragrant.
  5. Combine Ingredients: Return the chicken thighs to the skillet. Add diced tomatoes and coconut milk. Bring to a simmer.
  6. Simmer: Reduce heat to low, cover, and let it simmer for about 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  7. Garnish and Serve: Garnish with fresh cilantro. Serve hot over cooked rice.

Nutritional Info (per serving)

NutrientAmount
Calories475 kcal
Protein35g
Carbohydrates15g
Fat32g
Saturated Fat14g
Cholesterol175mg
Sodium325mg
Fiber3g
Sugar5g

Embrace the journey of flavors and textures with each spoonful of this heartwarming Curried Chicken Thighs. A dish that not only satiates your hunger but also transports you to the vibrant lands of India through its rich and aromatic spices. Happy cooking!