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Chicken Curry in a Hurry

Chicken Curry in a Hurry

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Prep Time

20 min



Our simple chicken curry can be on your table in the blink of an eye with the help of some curry spices and Gousto magic. Cutting the chicken into very fine strips cooks it quicker, while the yoghurt is stirred in last minute for creaminess.

Prep Time

20 min



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For 2 people (double for 4)
2 tomatoes
1 garlic clove
1 tbsp cornflour
1 spring onion
10g fresh coriander
British Chicken thigh fillets x4 2
4 British chicken thigh fillets
120g organic natural yoghurt †
1 tsp bright yellow turmeric
chilli flakes 3.18
1/2 tsp fiery chilli flakes
1 tbsp home blend curry powder
chicken stock cube (new 5/18)
1 chicken stock cube †
150g fragrant basmati rice
You Will Need
Pepper, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 tomato
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 spring onion
  • 10g coriander
  • 320g British chicken thighs
  • 120g natural yoghurt<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 Knorr chicken stock cube<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 130g basmati rice
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 696 kJ
165 kcal
2498 kJ
592 kcal
of which saturates
4.9 g
1.6 g
17.6 g
5.9 g
of which sugars
19.3 g
2.2 g
69.2 g
7.8 g
Fibre 0.8 g 3 g
Protein 11.6 g 41.6 g
Salt 0.82 g 2.94 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 tomato
1 garlic clove
1 tbsp cornflour
maize starch (100%)
1 spring onion
spring onion
10g coriander
320g British chicken thighs
chicken thigh meat (100%)
120g natural yoghurt
1 tsp ground turmeric
1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
dried chilli flakes
1 tbsp curry powder
cumin seed, coriander seed, onion powder, turmeric, salt, granulated sugar, chilli powder, garlic powder, paprika, cardamom, black pepper, ginger, fenugreek, cassia, bay leaves, cloves, natural flavouring
1 Knorr chicken stock cube
Salt, potato starch, vegetable fats (palm, shea butter, sal butter), yeast extract, sugar, chicken fat (2%), chicken (1%), spices (turmeric, pepper CELERY seeds), flavourings, onion powder, maltodextrin, lemon juice powder, parsley, caramel syrup, antioxidant (extracts of rosemary).
130g basmati rice
basmati rice
  • Allergens highlighted by † (milk, celery)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Chicken Curry in a Hurry

Add the rice, 350ml [700ml] water to a pot with a lid over a high heat and bring to the boil

Once boiling, reduce the heat to very low and cook, covered, for 10-15 min or until all the water has absorbed and the rice is cooked

2 Chicken Curry in a Hurry

Meanwhile, cut the chicken into thin strips and coat them thoroughly in the cornflour

Heat a large, wide-based pan with a large drizzle of vegetable oil over a high heat

Once hot, add the chicken and cook for 2 min on each side, or until browned

Once browned, transfer the chicken to a plate and keep the pan for the next step

3 Chicken Curry in a Hurry

Boil a kettle

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic

Return the pan to a medium heat

Once hot, add the turmeric, chilli flakes (can't handle the heat? Go easy!), curry powder and garlic and cook for 30 sec

4 Chicken Curry in a Hurry

Return the chicken to the pan, crumble in the stock cube[s] and add 150ml [300ml] boiled water

Reduce the heat to medium-low, and cook, covered, for 5 min, or until the chicken is cooked through

5 Chicken Curry in a Hurry

Meanwhile, chop the coriander finely, including the stalks

Trim and slice the spring onion[s] finely

Dice the tomatoes

6 Chicken Curry in a Hurry

Fluff the rice and add the coriander, spring onion and tomato

Season with pepper and mix gently

7 Chicken Curry in a Hurry

Once the chicken has cooked and the sauce has reduced down, remove the chicken pan from the heat and stir in the yoghurt


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