Quick-and-Easy Chicken Curry

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4 servings

This tasty dish can be thrown together with whatever you have on hand, and easily adapts to your family's tastes.


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 small onion , chopped
  • 1 stalk celery , chopped
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp chicken bouillon powder , (or 1 cube, crumbled)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups canned, flaked chicken , (or diced leftover chicken)
  • 1 cup peas , (canned or frozen), drained


  • Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium. Add the onion and celery and cook, stirring, about 5 min, until just tender.
  • Stir in the flour and curry powder, and sprinkle or crumble in bouillon; cook for 2-3 min. Measure in milk and cook, stirring constantly, until mixture just comes to a boil and thickens. Add chicken and peas, and cook until heated through.


This super-fast curry can be served over rice, couscous or noodles. You can also set out small bowls of coconut, raisins and peanuts for toppings. Not a family of pea-lovers? Or looking for more curry flavour? Adjust the ingredients and seasonings to suit your tastes.