Caribbean Mini Banana and Pineapple Curry

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a quick and easy weekday dinner. Mild curry with refreshing topical flavors. Great served over basmati rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add chicken and sprinkle with salt and pepper, cook, stirring for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove to a plate.
  4. Add onions, red pepper, and garlic to the pan, cook stirring for about 3 minutes or until softened.
  5. Add curry paste and cook stirring for 1 minute.
  6. Add the chicken stock and bay leaf and bring to a boil.
  7. Peel and chop bananas into 1-inch chunks and add to skillet along with the reserved chicken.
  8. Simmer about 5 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink inside.
  9. Add pineapple and stir to combine.
  10. In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and water.
  11. Add to the pan stir for one minute or until thickened slightly.
  12. Sprinkle with coriander leaves.


Most Helpful

This is a great and easy dish to make. I added fresh mango to the recipient and initially fried the chicken in some curry powder to give some extra spice based on other reviews. Wow it's lovely. I have made it in advance of dinner so I can let it all infuse further until we need it tonight. Added all the contents to my fitness pal and it comes out at 279 calories with 38 g of carbs and 20g protein, 2.5g of fat. A good balanced dish or the gym goer.

Leeleemo May 24, 2012

Asked my 7 year old to choose ingredients for dinner and he chose banana and chicken. On that basis we gave this recipe a shot. All in all I would have to call it a success. I certainly enjoyed it althought as another reviewer said, it could use a bit more kick. Family was a little dubious based on the odd combination of fruit and chicken (at least, unusual for this very WASP house hold :) but after everyone was talked into giving it a shot there were 5 empty bowls at the table. I don't think it was enough of a hit to crack the weekly rotation but it was a very pleasant change of pace, so easy I could make it, and very novel. Probably something that will hit the menu about once a month.

stewartwhite April 23, 2012

This was great, a real different curry dish! I liked it better the second day, when the flavours had time to meld. The banana is really tasty in this. I used canned pineapple and omitted the bay leaf. I added a sprinkle of sugar (personal preference). Next time i will cook the chicken in a little curry powder as well. My husband requested more heat but it was perfect for me. Thanks!

Little Squirrel June 18, 2008

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