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If you’ve never tried curry, this dish is a delectable imitation. When purchasing your curry powder be sure to read the labels as there are numerous types that pack varying degrees of heat. I recently  changed brands of curry powder without checking the labels and was quite surprised how much stronger my new curry powder was! This Curried Chicken is a perfect mid-week dinner. It takes very little time to prepare this curried chicken and it comes together quickly. If you have leftovers you can spoon the cold chicken mixture onto crisp lettuce leaves for a cool and tasty curried chicken salad lunch.Curried Chicken

 

Curried Chicken with Apples and Mango Chutney

 

Ingredients:Curried Chicken

 

2 tsp oil

1 ½ pounds boneless chicken breasts cut into 2 inch pieces

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp pepper

1 Granny Smith apple, unpeeled, cored and chopped

1 onion, chopped

1 tsp minced fresh ginger

1 garlic clove, minced

1 Tbsp curry powder

½ cup mango chutney

¼ cup currants

¼ cup chicken broth

¼ cup half and half

1 Tbsp chopped parsley

2 Tbsp slivered almonds

3 cups cooked rice

 

Directions:

 

Heat the oil in a large nonstick pan. Add the chicken and sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Sauté until browned, about 6 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

 

In the same pan add the apple, onion, ginger and garlic. Cook until the apple and onion are tender, about 6 minutes. Stir in the curry powder; cook for another few minutes.Curried Chicken Add the chicken, chutney, currants, broth, half and half and parsley. Bring to a boil then simmer uncovered until the flavors are blended and the sauce thickens slightly, about three minutes. Curried ChickenSprinkle with the almonds and serve over rice.Curried Chicken

 

Next time you’re short on time plan to make this delicious chicken curry, you’ll be glad you did. The added bonus is that if you have leftovers you’ll have a lunch to enjoy the next day!

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11 comments on “Curried Chicken with Apples and Mango Chutney

ColleenB.~Texas on March 3, 2017 2:10 pm

Looks delicious and certainly be something different for me to prepare.
Would you believe that I have never tasted a mango let alone mango chutney. Have no idea what they taste like.

Nancy Wolff on March 3, 2017 2:30 pm

Colleen,
Mango Chutney is wonderful, you can pour it over cream cheese for a delicious appetizer! 🙂

Vickie Westcamp on March 4, 2017 1:27 am

This looks like a wonderful dish! My youngest son had a class in college a couple of years ago called something like “Cultural Food”, as part of his anthropology minor. He had to prepare four dishes during the semester from four different cultures. I helped him make Samosas for the “Indian Food” chapter, and we used chutney (to dip the samosa in) and curry, ginger and garam masala – which was a first for me. It was good! I didn’t know I like Indian Food, and have begun to be a bit more adventurous with my cooking because of this. Thank you for your recipe of curried chicken!

Nancy Wolff on March 4, 2017 3:59 pm

Vickie,
Isn’t it fun to try new food, when I was in high school my mom took a Chinese cooking class and I’ve loved Chinese cooking ever since. Since then I’ve tried so many other cuisines! Such fun! 🙂

Angie ~ ambient wares on March 4, 2017 11:59 pm

Oh this sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing with us at Funtastic Friday!

Beverly on March 6, 2017 3:06 am

I love curry dishes. Thank you so much for linking at #overthemoon! I look forward to seeing what you share every week. Please stop by #WonderfulWednesday or #ThursdayFavoriteThings parties also. Don’t forget to comment your link #’s so I can be sure to visit and you get a chance to be featured! Pinned and shared.
Hugs,
Bev

kristin mccarthy on March 7, 2017 2:07 pm

Yum! i too love me some curry!

#happynow

Linda on March 7, 2017 5:42 pm

Great dish and your Mango Chutney sounds delicious. We are always looking for something different. Thanks for sharing at DI&DI.

Helen at the Lazy Gastronome on March 12, 2017 1:18 pm

I’m running behind!! Thanks so much for sharing your recipe on last week’s What’s for Dinner link up!

Nancy Wolff on March 13, 2017 1:14 am

Always enjoy stopping by your party Helen!

Miz Helen on March 14, 2017 10:07 pm

Your Curried Chicken with Apples and Mango Chutney looks so good, we will love it! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome recipe with us at Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great week and come back to see us real soon!
Miz Helen

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