Indian Cuisine: Apple Raisin Curry Chicken

The main course for the Indo-Canadian inspired recipes cooked up in the South Arm Cooking Club for seniors is a curry chicken dish.


This Apple Raisin Curry Chicken is an easy and comforting curry dish. It is a wonderful way to prepare using leftover cooked chicken breasts.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 2 large apples, cored and diced
  • 3 stalks of celery, diced
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup raisins or currants


P/S: missing ingredient in the above photo: chicken breast (already in oven)

Source: this recipe is adapted from Alex Nixon

Prep time: 30 minutes;  Cook time: 20 minutes;  Serves 4


Apple-Raisin-curry-Chicken-2-300x200If you’re cooking the chicken from scratch, either poach the chicken in simmering water for 15 minutes, or pan fry them for 5 minutes on each side or bake them in a 450F oven for 20 minutes.
Apple-Raisin-curry-Chicken-4-300x200Let the chicken cool before cutting them in cubes.
Apple-Raisin-curry-Chicken-3-300x200Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, apples, celery and garlic. Cook until onion is translucent, about 5 to 10 minutes.
Apple-Raisin-curry-Chicken-5-300x200Add the flour and curry powder, and mix well. Slowly add the milk. Cook until thickens.
Apple-Raisin-curry-Chicken-6-300x200Add the chicken and the raisins. Heat through, then serve with rice.

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