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How to cook the famous Filipino Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry Recipe Filipino style is a variation of the local Ginataang Manok where the chicken is cooked in coconut milk. The only difference is in Chicken Curry we have added the Curry powder plus the vegetable and other spices to increase the flavor.

In most places the terms “chicken curry” and “curry chicken” are interchangeable. However, in some countries there is a considered difference between the two terms, even though both dishes include curry and chicken.  While different version renders its distinct taste and presentation, the underlying flavors of chicken curry are pretty much the same, it is very spicy, rich, aromatic and highly addictive.

My wife and I love this delicious Filipino Chicken Curry version and make it all the time.

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Filipino Style Chicken Curry Ingredients

  • 1 kilo chicken
  • 2 medium sized potatoes, chopped
  • 1 big carrot, sliced
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 3 stalks celery, cut into 2 inches length
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper, cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 thumb ginger, cut into strips
  • 1 cup water

Filipino Style Chicken Curry Cooking Instructions:

  • Cut the chicken into pieces. Leave the chicken bone-in. If you prefer boneless chicken meat, then de-bone the chicken.
  • Heat up a deep pot and add the oil.
  • Fry the potato and carrots for 2 minutes  and set aside
  • Sauté Chicken together with garlic, onion and ginger.
  • When garlic is  light brown in color add fish sauce, and curry powder
  • Stir well then add water then cover the pot and lower the heat to medium and simmer until the chicken is tender.
  • Once the chicken is cooked add the red bell pepper, celery, carrot and potato then simmer for 5 minutes
  • Add the coconut milk and mix well. Simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Serve hot with rice.

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17 Responses

  1. Amy Boyington

    July 31st, 2013 at 8:18 am


    Looks and sounds delicious!

  2. Garf

    July 31st, 2013 at 4:44 pm


    One of my favorites. Yummy!

  3. romeo

    January 28th, 2014 at 3:09 pm


    Thai curry or Indian curry much better take out coconut milk, food last longer than one week

  4. Maria Carla Perez

    September 9th, 2014 at 2:57 am


    chicken curry in dubai is very different, maybe because im pinay i used to eat chicken curry pinoy style, so thanks for the recipe

  5. Jane

    September 17th, 2014 at 8:11 pm


    i love chicken curry a whole lot! and when i have no coco milk around, I use evaporated milk instead. and I add a little bit of sugar. pinoy na pinoy! 🙂

  6. Joshua

    October 15th, 2014 at 2:24 am


    gusto ko to! 😉

  7. Joseph Stowell

    March 19th, 2015 at 6:45 pm


    This looks like a great recipe and one that is easy to make. My mouth is already watering.

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