If you have been a regular at Mess for Less, then you may have noticed that I share lots of Weight Watchers recipes. I am a Lifetime member of Weight Watchers and have been happy with my success on the plan. Just to keep things interesting, my husband has been experimenting with a Keto or Low Carb diet. This has given me renewed inspiration in the kitchen, and I have been cooking more Keto friendly meals for him, like this Keto Coconut Chicken Curry. I am excited to share the recipe with you, and hope that it helps you on your journey. Be sure to also check out our Keto Chicken Broccoli Casserole with Cauliflower and our Keto Chinese Chicken and Broccoli!
Why you'll love this Keto Coconut Curry Chicken
This Coconut Curry Chicken keto is filling and contains all of your favorite Curry flavors. Not to mention, when you're cooking it, your house is filled with delightful scents. Of course you don't have to be following a keto diet to enjoy this chicken. You can also serve it over a bed of rice for a tasty dish.
- coconut oil
- diced onions
- boneless skinless chicken thighs
- bamboo shoots (optional)
- curry powder
- fresh minced ginger (ground ginger will also work)
- coconut milk
- heavy whipping cream
- Salt & Pepper to taste
How to make low carb coconut curry chicken
Before you cook up the chicken for this keto coconut curry, heat the coconut oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet.
Then, add the onion, chicken, and bamboo shoots, and cook for about 5 minutes. Stir the mixture while cooking.
Now it's time to add your spices. Add the curry powder, paprika, and ginger and stir.
Allow everything to cook for another 2-3 minutes.
Add the coconut milk, heavy whipping cream, salt and pepper to the chicken mixture.
Mix well and simmer for 15 minutes on medium-low heat.
If you serve chicken a lot, and are looking for some new ideas for it, this Keto Curry Chicken is just the thing. The chicken is tender in the curry sauce and the addition of the bamboo shoots makes it very filling.
This keto curry recipe is a great Keto and low carb diet option. It cooks up in 35 minutes from prep to plate, making it a great meal to serve on those busy nights.
Coconut Curry Chicken (Keto-friendly)
- 3 tablespoon coconut oil
- ½ cup diced onions
- 1 ½ lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
- 1 cup bamboo shoots optional
- 2 tablespoon curry powder
- 2 tablespoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger ground ginger will also work
- 1 ¼ cup coconut milk
- ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- In a large skillet, heat the coconut oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion, chicken, and bamboo shoots, and cook for about 5 minutes.
- Add the curry powder, paprika, and ginger. Allow to cook for another 2-3 minutes.
- Add the coconut milk, heavy whipping cream, salt and pepper. Mix well and simmer for 15 minutes on medium-low heat.
This nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using online calculators. Your nutritional information may vary depending on numerous factors.
Frequently asked questions
This is wonderful served over a side of cauliflower rice or with a side salad.
Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. You can heat up in the microwave or on a pan on the stove when ready to eat.
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I love easy meals like this! We aren't keto, so I'd probably serve this over some rice. it sounds so delicious!
I love that you have the process shots along the way, they make following the recipe very easy. Thanks for sharing. I can't wait to try a Keto version of a Chicken Curry, cheers!! I will make this tonight!
Coconut is one of my fav flavors of all time! This recipe looks wonderful and simple!
I LOVE a good curry. You really can't go wrong with a good curry blend and chicken. I'll take mine a bit extra spicy! Looks wonderful.
This looks so tasty and full of flavor! I love that eating keto is still so good!