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Curried Chicken with Couscous

This Curried Chicken with Couscous contains all of the classic chicken curry flavors – simplified and made healthier. This recipe features a creamy curry base made from coconut milk, tender chicken breasts, and sweet raisins is so deceivingly decadent you’d never guess it’s good for you.

If you’ve ever been intimidated by making a curry dish, this chicken curry recipe is a great place to start. It’s extremely simple, and the results are absolutely delicious. This is an excellent recipe to make and freeze in individual portions (freeze couscous in separate containers).

We cut the carrots into matchsticks, but you can also slice them into coins. Not a fan of cilantro? Feel free to omit the cilantro garnish or consider using flat leaf parsley instead.

Curried Chicken with Couscous

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By: Team Beachbody
Posted in: Dinner, Main Course
8 servings
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
27 minutes


  • 2 cups water
  • 2½ cups canned light coconut milk divided use
  • 1 tsp salt (or Himalayan salt) divided use
  • 2 cups dry whole-grain couscous
  • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp curry powder
  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin organic coconut oil
  • 3 medium carrots cut into matchstick-sized pieces
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Heat water, ½ cup coconut milk, and ¼ tsp. salt in medium saucepan over medium high heat. Bring to a boil. Gradually stir in couscous. Remove from heat. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove cover and fluff with a fork.

  2. Combine remaining ¾ tsp. salt, flour, and curry powder in a resealable plastic bag. Add chicken, seal the bag, and toss gently to coat.

  3. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.

  4. Add chicken; cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently, or until chicken is no longer pink.

  5. Add remaining 2 cups coconut milk, carrots, and raisins. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; gently boil, stirring occasionally, for 7 to 10 minutes, or until chicken is tender.

  6. Place ½ cup of couscous in each of eight serving bowls. Top with ¾ cup curried chicken. Garnish each serving with 1 Tbsp. cilantro.

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Tags: chicken, curry

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