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two bowls of chicken curry and rice

Easy Kid Friendly Chicken Curry

A burst of flavors the whole family will love. Best of all it's made in your instant pot in 15 minutes!

Course dinner
Cuisine Asian
Keyword instant pot asian, instant pot easy recipes, kid friendly recipe
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 556 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 ½ lb chicken thighs boneless, skinless, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ cup carrots sliced
  • ½ cup sweet potato cubed
  • ½ yellow bell pepper sliced
  • ½ red bell pepper sliced
  • 8 ounces full fat coconut milk
  • Cashew for garnish
  • Fresh basil for garnish


  1. Start by browning the cubed chicken in the coconut oil on ‘sauté mode’. Cook for 3-4 minutes uncovered.
  2. Add curry paste and all of the seasonings. Continue to cook for another 2 minutes to warm up the spices.
  3. Pour in the coconut milk, along with the sweet potato, yellow bell pepper, red bell pepper and carrots.
  4. Return the lid and cook on the ‘pressure cook’ setting for 8-9 minutes. Garnish with fresh basil and cashews. Serve warm basmati rice, quinoa or naan.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Kid Friendly Chicken Curry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 556 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Fat 45g69%
Saturated Fat 22g110%
Cholesterol 167mg56%
Sodium 742mg31%
Potassium 644mg18%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 6841IU137%
Vitamin C 49mg59%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.