Multicooker – Chicken Curry
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 1 1/2pounds chicken breastsboneless and skinless, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2tablespoons curry powderdivided
  • 1teaspoon kosher saltdivided
  • 1teaspoon black pepperfreshly ground, divided
  • 2tablespoons extra-virgin olive oildivided
  • 1large onionchopped
  • 2cloves garlicfinely chopped
  • 1 jalapenofinely chopped
  • 1 1/2tablespoons Gingerfresh grated
  • 1/4teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 28ounces whole peeled tomatoes1 can
  • 1/2bunch fresh cilantrohalf kept as whole sprigs and half chopped, divided
  • Cooked ricefor serving, optional
  • plain yogurtfor serving, optional
  1. Press Sear/Sauté on the Multicooker and adjust the timer to 40 minutes.
  2. Season the chicken with 1/2 tablespoon of the curry powder and 1/2 teaspoon each of the salt and black pepper.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of the olive oil to the pot and let heat for 1 minute. Add the chicken, and cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to a plate.
  4. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil to the pot along with the onion and remaining 1/2 teaspoon each salt and black pepper.
  5. Cover with the lid and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is very tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
  6. Uncover the pot. Stir in the garlic, jalapeño, and ginger, and cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in the cinnamon and remaining 1 tablespoon of curry powder, and cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in the tomatoes and their juices. Press Cancel.
  7. Nestle the chicken pieces among the vegetable mixture in the pot and add the cilantro sprigs to the pot, keeping them as together as possible for easy removal later.
  8. Press Stew, adjust the temperature to 175°Fand the timer to 15 minutes, and cook until the chicken is just cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. Press Cancel.
  9. Remove and discard the cilantro sprigs. Gently fold in the chopped cilantro.
  10. Spoon the chicken and vegetables over rice (if using) and top with a dollop of yogurt (if using).