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Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry

This Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe is super easy to throw together and full of great flavour. This is a super easy family dinner recipe!

This Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe is super easy to throw together and full of great flavour. This is a super easy family dinner recipe!

This Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe is super easy to throw together and full of great flavour. This is a super easy family dinner recipe!

My sister actually came across this recipe for Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry a few years ago and it has been a favourite ever since.

We do eat a lot of Jamaican style curry when my husband cooks, and when I cook curry I tend to go with a more Asian style.

This Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe is super easy to throw together and full of great flavour. This is a super easy family dinner recipe!

This recipe is a nice break from the usual curry for us and is easy to put together quickly on rushed days.

I do think the flavour is reminiscent of a Canadianised Butter Chicken more than a traditional curry though – very tasty!  We always serve over rice.

This Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe is super easy to throw together and full of great flavour. This is a super easy family dinner recipe!

The original recipe called for 10 bone-in chicken thighs, and I do normally enjoy my Jamaican style curry with dark meat but I’ve found that this recipe goes much better with the white meat.

This Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe is super easy to throw together and full of great flavour. This is a super easy family dinner recipe!

You could also swap the cream cheese for 3/4 of Coconut milk, heavy cream, sour cream or plain yogourt. The salsa can be swapped for a can of tomatoes.

It’s easy to adapt if you are missing an ingredient and don’t want to run to the store without having to sacrifice on flavour.

You can also cook this on the stovetop like a traditional curry. Dice your chicken breasts. Heat your pan, add some oil, and toast your curry spices. Add in the onion and chicken and stir often until cooked. Stir in the remaining ingrediets and heat for 2-3 minutes.

This Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe is super easy to throw together and full of great flavour. This is a super easy family dinner recipe!

Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry

Ingredients:

  1. 4-5 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in half
  2. 1 jar (650 mL) thick and chunky salsa
  3. 1 onion, chopped
  4. 2 Tbsp. yellow curry powder
  5. 1/2 cup (1/2 of 250-g tub or stick) Cream Cheese
Directions:
  1. Place chicken in a slow cooker. Combine next 3 ingredients; pour over chicken. Cover with lid.
  2. Cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours (or on HIGH 5 hours).
  3. Stir in cream cheese, and place lid back on for another 15 minutes before giving it a final stir and serving.
  4. Serve with rice.

Tip: The heat of your salsa will affect the heat of the curry. I prefer Medium salsa with this recipe as Hot overpowers the curry flavour. Mild might be good if you have children who do not like spicy heat.

**The chicken will shred when you stir in the cream cheese, if you do not like that then remove the chicken to a platter before stirring in cream cheese into the sauce.

This Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe is super easy to throw together and full of great flavour. This is a super easy family dinner recipe!

Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry
Yield: 4

Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 15 minutes

A super easy Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry recipe

Ingredients

  • 4-5 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in half
  • 1 jar thick and chunky salsa, 650 mL
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp . curry powder
  • 1/2 cup Cream Cheese, 1/2 of 250-g tub or stick

Instructions

  1. Place chicken in slow cooker. Combine next 3 ingredients; pour over chicken. Cover with lid.
  2. Cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours (or on HIGH 5 hours).
  3. Stir in cream cheese, and place lid back on for another 15 minutes before giving it a final stir and serving.
  4. Serve with rice.

Notes

Tip: The heat of your salsa will affect the heat of the curry. I prefer Medium salsa with this recipe as Hot overpowers the curry flavour. Mild might be good if you have children who do not like spicy heat.
**The chicken will shred when you stir in the cream cheese, if you do not like that then remove the chicken to a platter before stirring in cream cheese into the sauce.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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This Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe is super easy to throw together and full of great flavour. This is a super easy family dinner recipe!

Teresa

Saturday 16th of July 2022

I have a 24 oz jar of salsa, is that enough?

Elizabeth Lampman

Sunday 17th of July 2022

Yes, that is perfect.

Shay

Tuesday 12th of April 2022

Have you tried this in the instant pot? If so, any tips?

Carrie

Thursday 30th of April 2020

Whats the nutritional contents for this recipe without rice?

Jessica

Monday 27th of April 2020

I've made this recipe 3 times now. So good. We love it with rice and we eat the leftovers with nachos and sour cream. Yum

Kristen

Thursday 27th of February 2020

I just made this meal for my husband and I for dinner and for meal prep. Let me just say, WHAT A HIT!! The flavor is so so good and not over powering. I used mild salsa (since my husband isn’t big on spicy) and it was perfect. Delish, creamy, filling without feeling bloated after. Thanks for creating this!!

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