Sweet and savory amazing Thai red curry chicken with coconut milk and a bit of heat. A quick and super easy recipe! | ethnicspoon.com
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Thai Red Curry Chicken

The fabulous flavors of ginger, coconut milk, and red curry paste are combined to create a dish that is a favorite in Thailand. Serve with rice and enjoy.

Course Main dish
Cuisine Thai
Keyword coconut curry, homemade red thai curry, thai food
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 4
Calories 371 kcal
Author Analida



  1. In a skillet heat vegetable oil on medium heat. Quickly saute chicken until it is lightly brown on all sides. Sprinkle with salt and ginger.
  2. Add the onions and cook until onions are translucent.
  3. Add in the coconut milk and the curry paste. Stir well.
  4. Allow the mixture to come to a slight boil. Reduce heat and add the fish sauce, tamarind paste, and lemon grass. Cook for an additional 10 minutes.
  5. Add in the brown sugar and cilantro.
  6. Serve over jasmine rice.
Nutrition Facts
Thai Red Curry Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 371 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 1141mg 48%
Potassium 832mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 38g 76%
Vitamin A 36.5%
Vitamin C 6.8%
Calcium 4.4%
Iron 16.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.