Grilled Chicken Curry with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Total Time:
30 min
10 min
20 min

4 servings

  • For grilled chicken curry:
  • Cooking spray
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, about 5 ounces each
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • Olive oil, as needed to loosen
  • For peanut dipping sauce:
  • 1 (14-ounce) can coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • For the chicken:
For the chicken:

Heat a stove-top grill pan or griddle with cooking spray to medium-high heat. Season both sides of chicken with salt and black pepper and set aside. In a small bowl, combine lime juice, curry powder, turmeric, cumin and olive oil, as needed to loosen mixture. Mix well with a spoon and brush mixture all over both sides of chicken. Place chicken on hot pan and cook 3 to 5 minutes per side, or until cooked through. Remove from heat and place on plate.

For the dipping sauce:

While the chicken is cooking, in a small saucepan, combine coconut milk, peanut butter, lime juice, and sugar. Set pan over medium heat and bring to a simmer, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

Serve 4 of the chicken breast halves with all of the peanut sauce. Reserve remaining chicken for Pastilla, if desired.

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    I tried this tonight and it's a very basic recipe. The flavor is good but not great. I wish I had the coconut milk to make the peanut dipping sauce. This is a great start for learning to cook with curry. If your scared of curries and think it's going to be really spicy defiantly try this! I personally did not think it was spicy at all but don't be deceived by the smell of the rub/marinade because it dose smell spicy.
    The chiken I could live without. The sauce was great tho. I added some ginger and some hot sauce, you can deff add a little more p/b, but cut back the lime to 1/2 a lime. 1 lime steals all the other flavors. Deff make this with rice, or rice pasta. The sauce is really really good. Ooo and a veggie stir fry instead of chicken Trust me!
    I just watched the show and then I went to the printed version and they are totally different. Confusing!!!!! In the written recipe she doesn't mention cutting the chicken into strips to put on the skewers, she puts 6 not 4 chicken breats in a pan to cook, not grill? I was so frustrated in the differences not to mentioned confused that I am not sure if I am going to make this or not...don't know how it will turn out. I have never seen these inconsistancies in any of the other chefs recipes!
    The bitterness is from the lime. I saw her make this today and thought I would not use lime.......because of the bitter aftertaste.
    I doctored it up a bit with more cumin and curry powder. Awesome!!! Oh and I added a whole tablespoon more of peanut butter and a little salt to the dipping sauce.
    This is truly one of my favorite recipes. I just add salt to season the chicken so it isn't bland to me. You can't go wrong with the peanut dipping sauce; it's delicious! I also make curried rice to go with it (basmati rice with lots of curry, onions, green pepper and salt), and sear some pieces of naan bread from the local health food store. It all makes a great Indian dinner.
    We could not taste the seasoning at all! Also, I halfed the amount of coconut milk and it was still soupy and had no flavor. Hubby asked that I not make this again!
    We loved it and made it two times in a short period of time.
    I changed this recipe a bit after reading other reviews. I added cayenne pepper and coriander to the chicken and seasoned for 12 hours; and also added extra peanut butter and cayenne pepper to the sauce. Everyone really enjoyed it, but it was still a little bland. I think I would make it again and make a different peanut sauce.
    at thai food places you can get chicken curry with peanut dipping sauce and its flavor is better. yet sill the chicken came out amazing but the dipping sauce was ok
    I was skeptical about trying curry chicken, my son is 4 and rarely likes to try anything new. We made this dish together and he loved the peanut sauce. I kept some chicken plain for him to try...but he tried the curry! I was very delighted with the results, but the recipe online has a few different instructions from the TV show...I just went by what I saw Robbin do. Loved it! She's becoming a household name in here.
    This recipe was fantastic. The flavors were very complimentary in this dish, and they all really stood out. If you're on a diet, cooking the chicken as suggested and just forgoing the peanut dipping sauce and you've still got a very tasty twist on chicken.
    I made 1/4 of the amount of peanut sauce the recipe calls for and still had plenty left over. The chicken wasn't very flavorful, but the sauce made it better. Its a good idea for an easy peanut sauce, but I would use probably 1/3 less coconut milk than it calls for.
    Great recipe, I did change it by using 2 tbsp each of curry and I did not add turmeric. I let the chicken marinate over night before cooking. The sauce is enough for a double recipe of the chicken (or you could cut the sauce recipe in half.
    This recipe is easy and quick, but I do recommend adding 5 more minutes to the peanut dipping sauce simmer...let it reduce a bit more and become thicker and more intense in flavor and it will go from good to wonderful!
    With just a bite of chicken, the flavors tasted so nicely together, but as I kept chewing, the flavor turned very bitter, and I was very disappointed. Ended up scraping it in the garbage, because both my husband and I couldn't stand the bitterness. Didn't even try it in the sauce because I didn't want anymore of the bitter flavor in my mouth.
    Not thrilled with the flavor at all. I was expecting that "burst of flavor"... My family sat and ate it all the while each of us was thinking the same thing...NOT SO GOOD.
    I also loved this recipe, only on the show she cut four of the chicken breasts into strips and put them on skewers and left two whole for the other Chicken recipe.
    This is excellent chicken. It is tender and so easy to make. My whole (picky kid too) family loved it. The sauce is so good. (My kids liked the sauce with corn bread to0.)
    I loved this recipe. I thought the dipping sause needed more peanut butter and my husband thought it needed less lime. Overall very good. Will make again with modifications.
    I recently discovered Indian food a few years ago and this is definitely a wonderful recipe to add to any collection. It was quick and simple and the grilled flavor mixed with the Indian spices explode in your mouth. I can't believe I never thought of this before since we love to grill.
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