Mum's Chinese chicken curry

    1 hour

    Great Chinese-style chicken curry, quick and easy to make, mild enough for the kids and filling enough for the adults.

    West Midlands, England, UK
    17 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 4 chicken breast fillets, cubed
    • 1 tablespoon mild curry powder
    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 250ml water
    • 3 potatoes
    • 1 tablespoon cornflour
    • 1 tablespoon water

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a pan, add onion and garlic and cook until soft; set aside.
    2. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil, add chicken and curry powder and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
    3. Add sugar, salt, soy sauce and the 250ml water to the chicken, bring to the boil and then simmer.
    4. Cube and cook the potatoes in a large pot of boiling water until they break apart with the tip of a knife; drain.
    5. Add potatoes, onion and garlic to the chicken and simmer for 20 minutes.
    6. Mix cornflour and the 1 tablespoon water into a smooth paste, add to the chicken and cook for 5 minutes or until potatoes are tender.


    Add more or less water depending how much sauce you want. Replace the mild curry powder with hot if you don't want it mild.

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