Curried Chicken Thighs With Buttery Croutons Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Curried Chicken Thighs With Buttery Croutons is a flavorful and comforting dish that combines tender chicken thighs with a fragrant curry sauce and crispy buttery croutons. The chicken thighs are seasoned with a blend of spices and seared until golden brown, then simmered in a creamy curry sauce made with coconut milk, tomatoes, and aromatic spices. The dish is finished off with homemade buttery croutons, adding a delicious crunch and richness to each bite. This recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion.

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Non Vegdiet
3hr 20minstotal
Curried Chicken Thighs With Buttery Croutons

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Ingredients for Curried Chicken Thighs With Buttery Croutons Recipe

  • 1/2 Chicken Thighs
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Curry Powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.13 Onion, Diced
  • 0.38 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.13 tablespoon Grated Ginger
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin
  • 0.13 teaspoon Coriander
  • 0.06 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 0.13 can Coconut Milk
  • 0.13 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Slices Bread, Cut Into Cubes
  • 1/4 tablespoon Melted Butter
  • 0.06 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.06 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • as needed Fresh Cilantro, For Garnish

Directions: Curried Chicken Thighs With Buttery Croutons Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Season the chicken thighs with salt, pepper, and curry powder.
  • STEP 2.Add the chicken thighs to the skillet and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes per side. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In the same skillet, add the onion, garlic, and ginger. Cook until the onion is translucent and the garlic and ginger are fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Add the curry powder, cumin, coriander, and turmeric to the skillet. Cook for another minute to toast the spices.
  • STEP 5.Pour in the coconut milk and diced tomatoes. Stir well to combine.
  • STEP 6.Return the chicken thighs to the skillet and bring the mixture to a simmer. Cover and cook for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  • STEP 7.While the chicken is cooking, prepare the buttery croutons. Cut bread into cubes and toss with melted butter, salt, and garlic powder. Spread the cubes on a baking sheet and bake at 350°F for 10-15 minutes, or until golden and crispy.
  • STEP 8.Serve the curried chicken thighs with the buttery croutons on top. Garnish with fresh cilantro, if desired.
  • STEP 9.Enjoy the flavorful and comforting Curried Chicken Thighs With Buttery Croutons!

Cooking Tips

  • For extra heat, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes to the curry sauce.
  • Feel free to customize the spices to your taste preferences. Add more or less curry powder, cumin, coriander, or turmeric as desired.
  • If you prefer a smoother sauce, you can blend the onion, garlic, and ginger mixture before adding the spices and coconut milk.
  • Serve the dish with steamed rice or naan bread for a complete meal.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the chicken thighs and sauce in a skillet over low heat until warmed through.
  • The buttery croutons are best enjoyed fresh and crispy, so it's recommended to make them right before serving.
calories per serving
5 g Fat15 g Protein8 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp