Keto chicken curry stew

Keto chicken curry stew

Warm. Savory. Simple. This flavorful one-pot wonder satisfies with its creamy curry base. A delicious keto meal, ready in an hour. Bring it on!

Keto chicken curry stew

Warm. Savory. Simple. This flavorful one-pot wonder satisfies with its creamy curry base. A delicious keto meal, ready in an hour. Bring it on!
4 servingservings


  • 1½ lbs 650 g skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 13 cup 80 ml coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • salt and pepper
  • ¾ lb 325 g cauliflower, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 (5 oz.) 1 (140 g) green bell pepper, choppedgreen bell peppers, chopped
  • 1¾ cups 425 ml unsweetened coconut milk
  • ¼ cup (18 oz.) 60 ml (4 g) fresh cilantro
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  1. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Over medium heat, warm the coconut oil in a large skillet or wok pan. Add curry powder and garlic ginger paste. Fry for a minute to release the flavors.
  3. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Sauté for about 10 minutes. Stir often to make sure all pieces are golden brown and thoroughly cooked through. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  4. Add cauliflower and bell pepper to the same pan. Fry the vegetables on medium high heat for a few minutes.
  5. Add the coconut milk. Stir to combine well. Reduce heat to medium low, cover pan and cook for about 45 minutes, or until cauliflower is tender.
  6. Season with salt and pepper. Add the chicken to the top of the stew.
  7. Serve with finely chopped cilantro sprinkled on top.


This savory stew freezes well. Why not make a double batch and enjoy an even easier dinner on a busy night sometime in the weeks ahead?


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  1. 18 comments removed
  2. Kim
    This is a really easy meal to prepare and it is so tasty, does it matter if you add extra spices? because I thought turmeric would be lovely.
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  4. Chrissy
    Hey. Try adding more crush RED Peppers, Salt AND way more Curry. Good luck
    Mine came out good but I let it simmer approx 20 mind after I added everything together
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  6. Betsey
    Not sure what some of these commenters mean. The recipe was super quick and super tasty!!!
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  8. Leone
    This dish is amazing, I had it for dinner, breakfast and lunch for 2 days. Yummy
  9. Karina Pappin
    Anyone cooked this in the slow cooker? Would it work?
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  11. Faten Hassan
    Thank you very much, Sounds delicious. I'm a biggener so I have a question. I'm not eating the coconut products, can I use the olive oil? Is that make abig difference?Thanks again.
  12. Mimi
    Made it tonight for dinner. OMG it was wonderful! Great with jarred minced garlic.
  13. Pranhita
    Is net card 9 gm or 4 gm as it gets 5 gm from the Fiber ?
    Reply: #35
  14. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Is net card 9 gm or 4 gm as it gets 5 gm from the Fiber ?

    This is 9 grams net carbs.

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  16. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Can i use curry leaves instead of curry powder?..and how much curry leaves should i use?...thanks..will try this today with Victoria's improvisation.

    We have not tested this recipe with curry leaves.

  17. Mary
    We thought this dish was amazing! Don’t know how anyone could think it bland. I followed the directions, used fresh pressed garlic, and then we each added salt to taste for our individual plate. Cooked for 4 people so had leftovers which were even better the following day.
    I did run into some time consuming snags. The meat took longer to clean up and dice than say breast meat would have. Will still use thighs ... but will factor in additional time. Meat and veg took longer to cook ... but who cares, really? They tasted great when done. Will adjust my plans.
    Gonna make a general comment to the chef .... Thank you for all the great tasting keto food recipes! I am having such fun disxovering a new way to cook! I’m someone who has survived many HCGDiet experiences and so REALLY appreciate your hard work and heart for the LCHF way of life.
  18. Des
    I'm pretty new to Keto, but well versed in cooking all sorts of food. This did look like it needed a bit of kick, so I added dried chilli peppers (a whole one and with all the seeds, too!) and a tablespoon of red thai curry paste to the coconut milk. Also, the strength of your curry powder makes a huge difference - I used madras. Apart from the lingering (but delicious) smell of curry for a couple of days, I'd be glad to eat this 7 days a week. It is super-delicious. And today I discovered a Diet Doctor recipe for garlic naan - guess what's on the menu for next week? Love your recipes DD!
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  20. Jill Wallentin Team Diet Doctor
    FYI. This recipe is now updated and improved. Thank you for your feedback!
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  22. Tina
    I just made the updated recipe for the first time and it’s delicious, I am not a coconut fan but tried it with coconut milk anyway and it was not too overpowering I did add some fresh red chilli because I like spicy food
  23. Kim
    A quick easy tasty meal that's full of flavor, I give this a 9/10 I also added a few green beans.
  24. Jordan
    Very good! I doubled the chicken and added maybe 1½ tbsp of harissa paste. It gives a nice, strong heat. In the end, I just added the chicken back in the pot, stirred, and reheated it for maybe 5 minutes. The vegetables are super smooth so break down in a kind of paste that coats the meats. It's absolutely delicious!

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