Skinny 20-Minute Thai Coconut Curry Chicken Recipe: Healthy, Creamy & Full of Thai Flavors by Sarah Amona

Poultry Dinner
5 months ago
Skinny 20-Minute Thai Coconut Curry Chicken Recipe: Healthy, Creamy & Full of Thai Flavors

This easy chicken curry recipe is quick, healthy and full of Thai flavors. No oil is used in the healthy recipe! The lite coconut milk adds creaminess while the fish sauce and red curry paste adds flavor.

Serve this easy curry recipe with grated cauliflower for a healthy meal you can feel good about. Make extra because it freezes beautifully.

Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 to 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 to 25 minutes
Servings: 2 to 4


  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions, whites and green parts separated
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste (I use Thai Kitchen brand)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced 
  • 1/2 cup lite coconut milk (I use Thai Kitchen brand)
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 
  • 18 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes (about 1 1/4 pounds)
  • 2 3/4 cups cooked fresh cauliflower, grated, for serving (You could use frozen riced cauliflower)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Over medium-high heat, add the green onion whites, garlic and red curry paste. Sauté 1 minute. 
  2. Add the cubed chicken and salt and cook until almost done. 
  3. Add the coconut milk and fish sauce. Mix well. Simmer about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and mix in remaining green onions and cilantro. Serve over cauliflower rice.

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Mmm, curry in a hurry. Delicious chicken dinner, thank you! Sarah Amona

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