20-Minute One-Pan Chicken Breast Recipe With Coconut Curry Sauce by 30Seconds Food

20-Minute One-Pan Chicken Breast Recipe With Coconut Curry Sauce

A flavorful dinner in about 20 minutes? Yes! Fast and flavorful, this easy chicken breast recipe with a creamy coconut curry sauce is ready in about 20 minutes. 

You don't need a lot of ingredients to create a super flavorful, gluten-free Indian dinner for your family (or yourself!). Here is your short shopping list for this creamy coconut curry chicken breast recipe: olive oil, onion, garlic, boneless chicken breastscurry powder, ground ginger, coconut milk, a lime for juicing and fresh cilantro for serving.  

Serve these moist chicken breasts with rice for a complete and satisfying dinner

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Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 thin boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 can (14 ounces) coconut milk
  • juice of 1 lime
  • chopped cilantro, for garnish

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Recipe Notes

  • Buy thin-cut chicken breasts or pound out regular chicken breasts.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet. Add the onion and cook until soft, about 3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds.
  2. Season the chicken breast with salt and pepper. Combine the curry powder and ginger in a small bowl. Sprinkle over the chicken
  3. Scoot the onions to one side of the pan. Add the chicken breasts. Cook until golden on both sides, about 3 to 4 minutes per side. 
  4. Add the coconut milk and lime juice. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook, covered, until chicken is cooked through and sauce has thickened, about 5 to 8 minutes. Garnish with cilantro.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 622

Total Fat: 19.2g

Saturated Fat: 6.3g

Cholesterol: 260mg

Sodium: 306mg

Total Carbohydrate: 7.4g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Total Sugars: 2.3g

Protein: 105.3g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 26mg

Iron: 4mg

Potassium: 153mg

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Elisa Schmitz
This looks just amazing. What an easy, flavorful meal! #yum
So simple and so delicious...
Curry chicken is yummy. This recipe rocks! 😋

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