Chicken Red Curry Pasta

Pasta gets a new identity cooked with chicken in red curry paste. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chicken Red Curry Pasta
Main Ingredients Boneless chicken, Penne
Cuisine Thai
Course Noodles and Pastas
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chicken Red Curry Pasta

  • 200 grams Boneless chicken cut into thin strips
  • 200 grams Penne pasta, boiled
  • 2 Dried red chillies seeded and soaked
  • 2 Lemon grass chopped
  • 6 Shallots chopped
  • 7-8 Garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 inch Galangal chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 6 White peppercorns
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 cup Chicken stock
  • ¾ cup Coconut milk
  • ½ teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 20 Fresh basil leaves
  • ½ tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon zest grated


  1. To make red curry paste, blend together red chillies, lemon grass, shallots, 4-5 garlic cloves, galangal, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, white peppercorns and salt to a smooth paste.
  2. Heat oil and butter in a non-stick pan, add the remaining garlic, prepared red curry paste and sauté for a minute. Add chicken strips and 1 cup chicken stock and cook till done.
  3. Add penne pasta and mix well. Add coconut milk, remaining chicken stock, red chilli powder, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add torn basil leaves, lemon juice and lemon zest to the pasta and salt. Mix well.
  5. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2016
Carbohydrates 181.5
Protein 80.9
Fat 107.4
Other Fiber Niacin- 6.2mg