Curried Chicken With Apples

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is spicy, but not too spicy. It's full of flavor and no one ingredient is overpowering. I think it'd be great over plain rice. This is from an old Cooking Light cookbook (1987).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle chicken with pepper.
  2. Spray a Dutch oven with cooking spray and put on a burner on medium heat.
  3. Add chicken and brown on each side.
  4. Remove chicken and set aside.
  5. Rinse Dutch oven and recoat with cooking spray.
  6. Add apple, onion, celery, and garlic.
  7. Cook at medium heat stirring constantly until veggies are tender.
  8. Stir in water and next 5 ingredients.
  9. Return chicken to Dutch oven.
  10. Bring to a boil.
  11. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 40 minutes or until chicken is tender.
  12. Combine orange juice and cornstarch, stirring until blended.
  13. Stir into Dutch oven. Bring to boil and cook 1 minute or until slightly thickened.
Most Helpful

This was AMAZING! I doubled the sauce and will probably triple it next go round it is THAT good, especially served over brown rice! Thank you sooooo much for posting!

Peachie Keene September 10, 2009

I picked this recipe, because I wanted something to serve my Korean friends, who are used to really hot food. I think they will like this. It has a stronger curry flavor than many "curry" dishes I have tried. The red pepper flakes give it an extra tang. My husband said it was between Korean and Indian cuisines.

mspie May 09, 2009

Wonderful recipe... I did make a few minor changes: I had homemade chicken stock to use up and used that instead of the bouillon cubes and water, and a complete search of my spices revealed that I was out of curry powder so I opened a jar of red curry paste and used 1 Tablespoon of that instead. The resulting taste was spicy and certainly sinus clearing but not too overwhelmingly so and the one any only reason that I couldn't give this 5 stars was that DH is not big on fruit or fruity tastes in recipes: he will try anything once, so I do try to see if we can find something like this that he will really enjoy and he gave this the so so thnmbs up, but if he's given a preference this is not a recipe he would choose. That's such a pity because if he liked it more I could eat this REALLY often. Please see my rating system, an excellent 4 star recipe that would have gotten 5 stars if fussy DH had shown a bit more enthusiasm. Thanks!

kiwidutch January 15, 2007