Fast and Easy Chicken Curry

I love Indian food, but I never really tried to make it on my own. That’s why I was really excited when I decided to try adding a curry dish to my Rubber Chicken lineup. All I had to start with was my chicken from my original roasted chicken and some mysterious spices from Penzey’s. Anything could have happened.

The chicken curry recipes I found were much more complicated than I wanted to do. I basically combined a bunch of things that sounded good into a final, fast and easy recipe that I served with rice that I made with a bit of chicken broth, some cumin and/or Vindaloo seasoning, a few raisins, a little cinnamon, and some slivered almonds (kind of a riff on a Chicken Picadillo recipe I made, but in rice form).

What I Learned in the Making:

  • This is a lot easier than you think to make and takes a very short time.
  • If you don’t have raisins for the rice, any dried fruit will do, frankly, but if you don’t have the almonds, don’t use a substitute, just leave them out.
  • I blended a curry powder from Trader Joe and a Sweet Curry powder from Penzeys with just a little bit of water to make my paste.
  • I learned that you really have to shake canned coconut milk before you open the jar.

Fast and Easy Chicken Curry

Fast and Easy Chicken Curry


  • 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup bell pepper
  • 1 cup chicken (cooked, if from the Rubber Chicken)
  • 1 Tbsp lemon or lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp curry paste
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 can coconut milk
  • Rice


  1. Heat oil in a pan on medium-high heat.
  2. *If you're not using the Rubber Chicken plan, and your chicken is raw, cook it for about 4 minutes, add the bell pepper, and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  3. *If you are using the Rubber Chicken plan, add the bell pepper and cook for 1-2 minutes, then add the chicken and cook for 4 minutes.
  4. In a bowl, mix juice, soy sauce, curry paste, and sugar. Pour into the pan with the green peppers and chicken and add coconut milk.
  5. Cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.
  6. Serve over rice.

Susan Baroncini-Moe

Susan Baroncini-Moe is a Guinness World Records® titleholder, author of Business In Blue Jeans: How To Have A Successful Business On Your Own Terms, In Your Own Style , and a business & marketing coach and consultant. When she's not counseling her clients on how to market their businesses, she's making jams, jellies, crafty things, and booze or hanging out with her husband and their delightfully wicked guinea pig, Ginger.

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