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Leftover chicken curry

Leftover chicken curry

This Indian-inspired recipe is the perfect way to turn leftovers into a delicious meal that all the family will love.

15 minutes
4 people
What you'll need
  • 500g leftover cooked chicken, cut into small chunks
  • 400g can of chopped tomatoes
  • 300ml chicken stock
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Step 1.

Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook for 3 minutes until softened.


Add the cumin and ground coriander to the pan, cooking for a further minute.

Step 2.

Add the chopped tomatoes, chicken stock, and leftover chicken to the pan. Bring to a simmer and cook for 8-10 minutes until the sauce has thickened slightly.


Add some some salt and pepper to taste, then cook for 3 more minutes.


Serve with rice and naan bread - enjoy!

Top tip

This recipe is great for batch cooking. All you have to do is double up the ingredients and freeze any extra portions for an easy midweek meal.

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