Slow-Cooker Curried Chicken With Ginger and Yogurt

If family curry night is a regular occurrence in your household, you’ll want to try out this recipe. The slow cooker makes for melt in your mouth tender chicken and melds the flavors of curry powder, cumin, fresh ginger, tomato paste, and garlic into an aromatic stew. Just add all of the ingredients and step away for a few hours, instead of standing over a hot simmering pot. Be sure to taste the curry once it’s finished and adjust the seasoning. For an extra burst of flavor, try squeezing a lemon over the finished dish. This dinner is a great make ahead option that keeps in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two days.

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    Per Serving

    • Calories 463 calories
    • Fat 14 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 102 mg
    • Sodium 591 mg
    • Protein 34 g
    • Carbohydrate 48 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 68 mg
If family curry night is a regular occurrence in your household, you’ll want to try out this recipe. The slow cooker makes for melt in your mouth tender chicken and melds the flavors of curry powder, cumin, fresh ginger, tomato paste, and garlic into an aromatic stew. Just add all of the ingredients and step away for a few hours, instead of standing over a hot simmering pot. Be sure to taste the curry once it’s finished and adjust the seasoning. For an extra burst of flavor, try squeezing a lemon over the finished dish. This dinner is a great make ahead option that keeps in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two days.

Ingredients

  1. Check cup tomato paste
  2. Check 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  3. Check 2 tablespoons curry powder
  4. Check 1 tablesppon grated fresh ginger
  5. Check 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  6. Check 1 medium onion, chopped
  7. Check 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 10)
  8. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  9. Check cups long-grain white rice
  10. Check ½ cup plain whole-milk Greek yogurt
  11. Check 2 scallions, thinly sliced

Directions

  1. In a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, whisk together the tomato paste, garlic, curry powder, ginger, cumin, and ¾ cup water. Add the onion and stir to combine. Place the chicken on top and season with 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  2. Cover and cook until the chicken is tender, on low for 7 to 8 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours (this will shorten total cooking time).
  3. Twenty minutes before serving, cook the rice according to the package directions.
  4. Just before serving, add the yogurt and ½ teaspoon salt to the chicken and stir to combine. Serve with the rice and sprinkle with the scallions.