Creamy Chicken Apricot Curry with mildly sweet accents from dried apricots, red, and yellow bell peppers. Enjoy this one-pot dish with steamed rice. | RotiNRice.com

Chicken Apricot Curry

Creamy Chicken Apricot Curry with mildly sweet accents from dried apricots, red, and yellow bell peppers. Enjoy this one-pot dish with steamed rice.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Fusion
Keyword: chicken apricot curry
Servings: 6
Calories: 382kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ red bell pepper (cubed)
  • ½ yellow pepper (cubed)
  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs (cut into bite-sized pieces) (900g)
  • ½ cup water (120ml)
  • ½ cup dried apricots (100g)
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk (80ml)
  • 1 tsp salt

Spice Paste

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Blend onion, garlic, and ginger with ¼ cup (60ml) water. Transfer to a bowl. Add curry powder, cumin, and fennel. Mix into a paste.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a medium sized pot over medium heat. Fry red and yellow bell peppers for 2 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  • Add remaining 3 tablespoons vegetable oil to the pot. Stir fry spice paste until fragrant, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Add chicken and stir till chicken turns opaque, about 3 minutes. Pour in ½ cup (120ml) water.
  • Add dried apricots. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove lid. Add coconut milk, salt, and cooked bell peppers. Allow coconut milk to heat through, about 3 minutes.
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  • Turn off heat and allow curry to sit for 10 minutes before serving.

NUTRITION

Calories: 382kcal
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