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Pinoy Style Chicken Curry
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5 from 4 votes

Pinoy Chicken Curry Recipe

This is a Filipino version of Chicken Curry. It is rich and tasty. Delicious!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken curry, chicken recipes, curry
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 497kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 piece potato cubed
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 stalks celery sliced
  • 1 piece red bell pepper sliced
  • 2 pieces long green pepper
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 2 thumbs ginger cut into strips
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose cream optional
  • 1 cup water
  • fish sauce and ground black pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan. Fry potato for 1 minute per side. Remove from the pan. Set aside.
  • Using the remaining oil, saute garlic, onion, celery, and ginger until onion softens.
  • Add the chicken pieces. Saute until the outer part of the chicken turns light brown.
  • Add 1 tablespoon fish sauce. Continue sautéing for 1 minute.
  • Pour-in coconut milk and water. Let boil.
  • Add curry powder. Stir until the powder is completely diluted. Cover the pot and continue cooking between low to medium heat until the liquid reduces to half.
  • Add the red bell pepper and pan fried-potato. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Season with fish sauce and ground black pepper as needed. You can also add all-purpose cream if desired.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve and enjoy!



Serving: 6g | Calories: 497kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 131mg | Potassium: 587mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 908IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 4mg