Chicken Curry - Filipino Style Recipe


  • 1k chicken thigh fillets, sliced into portion sizes
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil (or any cooking oil)
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2-3 knobs ginger, finely jullienned
  • 2-3 teaspoons curry powder*
  • 1 can 400ml coconut milk
  • 2 medium sized potatoes, cubed
  • 2 carrots, cubed
  • 1 red capsicum, cubed
  • fresh corianer for garnish

Chicken Curry - Filipino Style Recipe


  1. In a large bowl, coat the chicken thigh fillets with the turmeric powder. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Using a large shallow skillet or pan, heat the oil then cook the onions and ginger until soft and fragrant.
  3. Add the chicken fillets and sear until slightly brown.
  4. Add the curry powder and stir to coat the chicken fillets.
  5. Add the coconut milk, stir and bring to a boil.
  6. Add the vegetables, stir and then bring to a boil. 
  7. As soon as it boils, turn down heat to a LOW simmer, cover with a lid and simmer for 20 minutes.
  8. After 20 minutes, take off lid and continue to simmer for another 30-40 minutes until the vegetables are tender and chicken is cooked through.
  9. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with steamed rice.

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