Coconut Chicken Curry Rice

Coconut Chicken Rice - Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

I love anything coconut, especially curries, as it gives such a lovely flavour. This Coconut Chicken Curry Rice, is pretty easy to make and taste amazing. It can be a complete meal on it’s own or is great serve as a side to another dish.

This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

Slimming Eats Recipe

Extra Easy – 1 syn per serving

NOTE: For those in the UK, you can use a similar cartoned coconut milk instead of the Silk True Coconut, but syns may vary

Coconut Chicken Curry Rice
Serves 4
  • 1 cup of uncooked rice
  • 1 cup of silk true coconut milk (4 syns)
  • 1 cup of chicken stock
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 150g of broccoli slaw (or use grated vegetables)
  • 150g of chicken thigh, chopped into small piece
  • ½ cup of frozen peas
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons of curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon of light soy sauce
  • spray oil
  1. Rinse rice under cold water to remove any excess starch.
  2. Place in a saucepan, along with stock, curry powder and coconut milk, gently bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer until stock/milk is almost absorbed, turn off heat but leave covered for about 10 mins to allow steam to continue to cook rice.
  3. Spray a frying pan or wok with some spray oil, add the chicken and fry until lightly golden.
  4. Add the onion, garlic, broccoli slaw and red pepper and cook for a further 5-6 mins, until chicken is cooked through.
  5. Add the light soy sauce and frozen peas and then mix in the rice.
  6. Serve and enjoy!! It is great as a side or as a main meal.


Coconut Chicken Rice - Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

The recipe above has been calculated for Slimming World, however for those of you following the Weight Watchers plan or another calorie controlled type diet. Below is the approx. nutritional information:


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Coconut Chicken Rice - Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

  • My family loved this!

  • This was a great way to spice up some left over plain boiled rice I had in the fridge!

  • slimadmin

    thats good to hear. Hope you are doing well 🙂

  • Really well thanks 🙂 I actually got asked to make this again in the week 🙂

  • Which curry powder should I use?

  • Lydia Hall

    what is broccoli slaw please?

  • slimadmin

    it is just a pre grated slaw mix, that you can buy in bags

  • slimadmin

    you can use any curry powder of your choice. I used a mild one.

  • alison messenger

    Could I use left over chicken for this recipe? Or are the thighs important?

  • slimadmin

    yes you could use leftover chicken

  • WishICouldDance

    I’m wondering if it is possible to make this in a rice cooker?