Mango Chicken Curry

Culinary Comforts focuses on nutrition issues associated with cancer and related treatments. From enhancing flavor to easy-to-swallow foods, the recipes are designed to be simple and quick to prepare.

Great for a busy week night, this curry has a deep flavor offset by sweetness of mango. Packed with protein, it also highlights turmeric, a spice with anti-cancer power.


INGREDIENTSmango curry chicken

  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 3 teaspoons coriander
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3 Tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 pounds chicken breasts
  • 1 cup chicken broth (use low sodium broth to reduce saltiness of this meal)
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk (use low-fat to reduce the fat content of this meal)
  • 1/2 cup mango chutney



Place oil, onions, ginger and garlic in a pan and cook on high for 3-5 minutes. In a separate bowl, combine spices and vinegar. Add to onion mix and cook 2-4 minutes. Add chicken and broth to onion mix and cook for 10-15 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Before serving, mix in the coconut milk and chutney.


Culinary Comforts VersionYield: 8 servings
Calories: 304
Total fat (g): 9
Protein (g): 36
Total Carbohydrate (g): 18
Total sugars (g): 15
Dietary fiber: (g) 1
Sodium (mg): 413
Reduced Fat & Sodium VersionYield: 8 servings
Calories: 257
Total fat (g): 7
Protein (g): 36
Total Carbohydrate (g): 12
Total sugars (g): 15
Dietary fiber: (g) 1
Sodium (mg): 142

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