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slow cooker coconut curry chicken

Slow Cooker Coconut Curry Chicken

  • Author: Whitney Ingram
  • Total Time: 6 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Slow cooker coconut curry chicken is a weeknight meal dream. You combine the sauce in the blender and pour it over the chicken and that’s it!


  • 1 yellow onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 6 ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 15 ounce can coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. In a blender or food processor, add onion, green bell pepper, garlic, tomato paste, coconut milk, garam masala, curry powder and salt. Blend until smooth.
  2. Add chicken thighs to the slow cooker and pour the sauce over the top. Set heat to low and cook for 6 hours.
  3. After 6 hours, shred the chicken with two forks. Stir in cilantro.


You can serve this with steamed rice or flatbread, like naan.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Category: chicken, curry
  • Method: slow cooker

Keywords: slow cooker, curry, chicken