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
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

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

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Fusion
Keyword: chicken apricot curry
Servings: 6
Calories: 382 kcal
Author: Linda Ooi
Ingredients
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ red bell pepper (cubed)
  • ½ yellow pepper (cubed)
  • 2 lbs skinless boneless 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
  1. Blend onion, garlic, and ginger with ¼ cup (60ml) water. Transfer to a bowl. Add curry powder, cumin, and fennel. Mix into a paste.
  2. 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.
  3. Add remaining 3 tablespoons vegetable oil to the pot. Stir fry spice paste until fragrant, about 4 to 5 minutes.

  4. Add chicken and stir till chicken turns opaque, about 3 minutes. Pour in ½ cup (120ml) water.

  5. Add dried apricots. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

  6. Remove lid. Add coconut milk, salt, and cooked bell peppers. Allow coconut milk to heat through, about 3 minutes.
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  7. Turn off heat and allow curry to sit for 10 minutes before serving.