6-Ingredient Creamy Chicken Curry Recipe Is Ready in 20 Minutes by 30Seconds Food

6-Ingredient Creamy Chicken Curry Recipe Is Ready in 20 Minutes

You can make this chicken curry in a hurry! With just six simple ingredients, this easy chicken curry recipe has minimal prep and cooks in less than 15 minutes. Yes, 15 minutes!

This curry recipe is so simple to prepare. Onion and yellow bell pepper are cooked in olive oil in a skillet until softened. Stir in half of the curry powder (yes, just half) and cook for about two minutes to release the flavors. The seasoned vegetables are then removed to a plate and set aside. The chicken is cooked next in the same skillet and sprinkled with the remaining curry powder to add flavor. Put the cooked vegetables back into the pan along with the frozen peas and sour cream and heat through. Done!

Serve this easy one-pan curry recipe with rice or cauliflower rice for a low-carb option. The curry is great for meal prep, too. Pack it in meal prep containers with some rice and you're good to go.

Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder (divided)
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup sour cream or Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup frozen peas

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet. Cook the pepper and onion until soft, about 5 minutes. Add half of the curry powder and cook for 2 minutes, stirring. Remove the vegetables to a plate. 
  2. Add the chicken to the skillet. Sprinkle with the remaining curry powder. Cook until browned on both sides, about 2 minutes per side. Put the onions and peppers back into the pan along with the peas. Heat through.
  3. Stir in the sour cream. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. 

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Donna John
Yum! And so easy to make.
Elisa Schmitz
Curry in a hurry? So simple and delish! Sign us up. #yum
We love easy curry dishes. 😋
That's not a curry. I'll pass.
Heather Holter
It has curry in it so it is a curry recipe. Maybe no authentic but it's not called authentic chicken curry.
Heather Holter
I like to use coconut oil in curry recipes. Also canned chicken works if you are in a rush!

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