Recipe courtesy of Oh Mai

Curry Chicken

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 50 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 5 servings
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2 pounds chicken breast, sliced

3 ounces fish sauce 

1 ounce sugar 

1 teaspoon salt 

3 tablespoons vegetable oil 

1 teaspoon minced garlic 

1 pound purple onions, sliced 

2 tablespoons chopped fresh lemongrass 

1 teaspoon yellow curry powder 

1 teaspoon turmeric 

Steamed jasmine rice, for serving

Pinch black pepper 


  1. Put the sliced chicken breast in a bowl, then add the fish sauce, sugar and salt to marinate for 10 minutes.
  2. In a deep pan set over the highest heat, add the vegetable oil, minced garlic and onions, and saute for 1 minute. Then quickly add the marinated chicken breast, turn the heat down to medium-high, and continue to saute for another 5 minutes. Finally add in the lemongrass, curry powder, turmeric and 4 ounces water. Turn down the heat to low and let it simmer for 5 minutes. Then serve on steamed jasmine rice with a pinch of black pepper.