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Easy Curry Chicken w/Chickpeas in Slow Cooker

Easy Curry Chicken w Chickpeas in Slow Cooker

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Servings: 8 servings

Easy Curry Chicken w Chickpeas in Slow Cooker

  • 3 to 4 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 5 large carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 large bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 15-ounce can low-sodium diced tomatoes
  • 2/4 cup light cream or light coconut milk (can be canned)
  • 1 tablespoon ground or fresh minced ginger
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained


  1. Place the chicken, carrots, bell peppers and onion in the slow cooker.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the tomatoes, cream, ginger, curry powder and salt. Taste the sauce, add more curry powder if needed.
  3. Pour the sauce over the chicken and onions and cover. Cook on low for five to six hours.
  4. When an hour is remaining, mix the cornstarch with a little water to create a slurry. Add to the slow cooker and stir to combine–this is to thicken up the curry. When 30 minutes are remaining, add the chickpeas.
  5. Serve hot over brown rice and/or white potatoes.


11 mg iron

Nutrition Facts

Easy Curry Chicken w Chickpeas in Slow Cooker


Amount Per Serving
Calories 239
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g 9.2%
Saturated Fat 2 g 10%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 417 mg 17.4%
Total Carbohydrate 19 g 6.3%
Dietary Fiber 3 g 12%
Sugars 4 g
Protein 29 g
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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