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Chicken Curry in Coconut Milk with Broccoli Recipe

Updated on May 20, 2012
3 stars from 2 ratings of this recipe

Coconut milk is considered healthy and has been found to have positive effects on our body. Incorporating coconut milk in this recipe gives a unique taste especially spiced up with curry powder, ginger and other spices. Chicken can be substituted with shrimps, crabs or fish.


1/4 kilo chicken cut in cubes

1 pc small broccoli

1 piece carrot, sliced

2-3 tbsp curry powder

1 medium onion bulb, sliced

3 cloves garlic, chopped

1 small ginger, sliced thinly

1 cup thick & 1 cup thin coco milk (fresh)

green chili (optional)

salt and pepper

2 tbsp olive oil


  1. Make 1 cup thick coco milk by adding 3/4 cup of water to grated coconut meat and squeeze. Set aside. Squeeze a second time with 1 cup of water to make thin coco milk and set aside.
  2. In a casserole, heat olive oil and saute ginger, garlic and onions.
  3. Add chicken and cook for few minutes.
  4. Then add 1 cup thin coco milk and let it boil for 10 minutes.
  5. Then add 1 cup thick coco milk. Let it boil. Add the rest of the ingredients. Upon adding vegetables, do not cover to retain its color.
  6. Add salt and pepper according to taste.
  7. Serve with rice.


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      desertlab 6 years ago

      thanks Wesman...just try and I'm sure you'll gonna love it..

    • Wesman Todd Shaw profile image

      Wesman Todd Shaw 6 years ago from Kaufman, Texas

      Very interesting, and very attractive! I'm going to do what I always do, and send this link to my Mother - so maybe I'll get to try it. I'm not so brave yet that I experiment much outside of what I do know how to cook.