thai chicken curry in a bowl with rice

Skinny Thai Green Chicken Curry Recipe


If you like curries, you’ll love this low calorie, low carb thai green curry. A mixture of chicken and vegetables served with basmati rice makes for a perfect dinner for one, or the whole family.

  • Recipe makes: 4 servings
  • Prep time:
    40 mins
  • Cook time: 30 mins
  • Calories: 238
    per serving


  • 2 tsp sunflower Oil
  • 360g chicken breast
  • 30ml water
  • 100g baby spinach
  • 100g green beans
  • 100g green peppers
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/5 onion
  • 3g lemon grass in sunflower oil
  • 20g green curry paste
  • 400ml light coconut milk

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Preheat oven to 190°C / Gas Mark 5 / 375°F

  1. Put a piece of foil onto a baking sheet and brush the centre with 1 teaspoon of oil. Place the chicken breasts, side by side, onto the centre of the foil, and sprinkle with 30ml water. Close the foil around the chicken to make a parcel.
  2. Bake the chicken in the oven for 30-35 minutes until cooked through. Leave to cool slightly then cut into bite-sized pieces.
  3. In the meantime, chop the spinach, top and tail the green beans and finely slice the pepper and garlic.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in a non-stick pan and gently fry the onion, green beans and garlic for 3 minutes. Add the lemon grass,and green curry paste and stir quickly, seasoning well.
  5. Stir in the coconut milk and bring to near boiling, and simmer gently for 20-25 minutes.
  6. When the chicken is ready, add it to the sauce along with the green pepper and spinach and simmer for a further 5 minutes

serve with basmati rice

Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)238
Carbohydrate (g)5.2
Fat (g)11.9
Protein (g)27.4
Fibre (g)2.1
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg1.1

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