Welcome to my Slimming World Chicken Curry recipe In The Slow Cooker. Delicious creamy mild chicken curry slow cooked in the crockpot and then served with vegetables or rice. Easy to prepare and allows you to set and forget.
Dominic hates curry. Whether it is chicken curry, beef curry or even vegetarian curry, he would rather run a marathon than eat it. He hates the taste of curry sauce and would always choose a Thai curry with coconut milk over a traditional Indian one.
This means that I don’t get the opportunity to have a chicken curry very often and I clearly used the blog as an excuse to make myself one. You see I hate the idea of cooking separately and would normally rather go without then do separate meals.
But it also felt a shame that I have never really had a decent homemade chicken curry in the slow cooker and this was the perfect time to have one. Plus my daughter is now 2 and loves chicken no matter how you cook it.
So I set to work and I made this Slimming World friendly, completely Syn Free curry for us to tuck into. But like with most of my slow cooker recipes I always create them for four people in mind, not 1 and a toddler so after a generous portion at lunchtime there was still loads left.
What I did was in the evening I had curry again, just this time what I did was bulk it up with chickpeas, seasonal vegetables and sweet potato. It was amazing and the second round was enough to feed another four people.
Thankfully, by this time my teenage son was home from school and had no issue helping me finish and then he complained that it was all gone!
I am thinking I need another job to fund his huge appetite!!!
But without further introduction this is my go to Slimming World go to chicken curry recipe in the slow cooker. Simply use this as your base and then add your favourite vegetables or even add some rice or fries. The choice is yours!
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Peel and dice the onion and place it in the bottom of the slow cooker.
Dice the chicken breasts and add it too.
Add the garlic and all the seasonings along with the yoghurt and cheese.
Using your hands mix everything thoroughly so that the seasoning and yoghurt coats the chicken and onion well.
Place the lid on and set it to high and cook for 4 hours.
After 4 hours stir and serve with white rice.
I used fat free Greek Yoghurt in mine but you could use Fromage Frais instead. It just depends on what you have in your fridge. You can also swap the chicken for pork or for fish as either is nice for the base of the curry.
If you want the curry more spicy, add a teaspoon of chilli powder to the spice blend.
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