How to make Red Curry Chicken Pasta -

Thai-Italian fusion – pasta cooked with chicken and red curry paste.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Pasta (पास्ता )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Red Curry Chicken Pasta

Red Curry Chicken Pasta Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Red Curry Chicken Pasta Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into thin strips 200 grams

  • Pasta penne, boiled 200 grams

  • Dried red chillies seeded and soaked 2

  • Lemon grass chopped 2 sprigs

  • Shallots chopped 6

  • Garlic cloves chopped 7-8

  • Galangal chopped 1 inch

  • Coriander seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • White peppercorns 6

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Chicken stock 1 cup

  • Coconut milk 3/4 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh basil leaves 20

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon

  • Lemon zest grated 1 teaspoon


Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 3

Add penne pasta and mix well. Add coconut milk, remaining chicken stock, red chilli powder, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add torn basil leaves, lemon juice and lemon zest to the pasta and salt. Mix well.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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