Microwave chicken curry for one recipe

This super quick microwave recipe will give you a tasty chicken curry quicker than you can even decide which takeaway to order from.


To make 1 serving

  • Diced chicken breast or thighA good handful
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Butter 1 tsp
  • Half an onion
  • Chopped tomatoes 200 g
  • Curry paste 1 tbsp
  • CorianderTo serve

How to make microwave chicken curry:

  1. Start by peeling and finely dicing the onion.
  2. To a bowl, add butter and melt for 10-30 seconds into the microwave.
  3. Add in the onions and the oil and mix well. Return to the microwave for further 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  4. Add the chicken and cover with cling film and pierce some holes with a fork.
  5. Microwave on full power for 5-10 minutes until chicken is just cooked through.
  6. Add the tomatoes, curry paste and season with salt and pepper and mix together.
  7. Microwave for a further 3-5 minutes, again with a pierced cling film cover.
  8. Remove and, allow to stand for a few minutes.
  9. Finish with chopped coriander (if available) before serving.
  10. Can eat alone or you can cook up some microwave rice alongside.