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How to Cook Chicken Curry

A delicious Filipino style chicken curry using potatoes and bell peppers.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo chicken you choice of cuts (e.g. legs, wings or thigh)
  • 2 large onions quartered
  • 3 pcs red and green bell peppers cut into strips
  • 3 stalks celery cut 1 inch long
  • 3 pcs medium sized potatoes cut into large cubes and fried
  • 2 Tbsp. curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1 tsp. MSG or granulated seasoning optional
  • 1 Tbsp. patis
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 cup coconut milk or evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup water


How to cook Chicken Curry:

  • Cut chicken into small serving pieces. Saute garlic until light brown; and finely chopped onions.
  • Stir until onions are wilted. Add chicken. Pour patis then stir for about 3 minutes.
  • Season with curry powder, pepper, MSG and water. Cover and simmer until chicken is half done.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients except the coconut milk or evaporated milk.
  • Add milk when chicken is done. Keep stirring until liquid boils. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  • To make your chicken curry a lot spicier, add 2 to 3 pcs minced siling labuyo (birds eye chili peppers).