Red Curry Chicken Pasta

Thai-Italian fusion – pasta cooked with chicken and red curry paste. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Red Curry Chicken Pasta

Main Ingredients Boneless chicken, Pasta
Cuisine Fusion
Course Noodles and Pastas
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Red Curry Chicken Pasta

  • 200 grams Boneless chicken cut into thin strips
  • 200 grams Pasta penne, boiled
  • 2 Dried red chillies seeded and soaked
  • 2 sprigs 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
  • 3/4 cup Coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 20 Fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 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.