Slow cooker Thai chicken curry

Don’t slave over a hot stove – our no-fuss Thai chicken curry is quick to prepare, then let your slow cooker do the work. Serve with rice and Thai basil

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:8 hrs
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 473
  • fat 25g
  • saturates 16g
  • carbs 13g
  • sugars 10g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 49g
  • salt 1.6g


  • 3 tbsp Thai green curry paste
  • 400ml coconut milk
  • 800g skinless and boneless chicken thighs, halved
  • 1 aubergine, chopped
  • 2 fresh lemongrass stalks, sliced
  • thumbsized piece root ginger, sliced
  • 6 kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • cooked rice and fresh Thai basil leaves


  1. Gently fry the Thai green curry paste in a dry non-stick frying pan until fragrant, then pour in the coconut milk. Mix well until smooth then take off the heat. 

  2. Put the chicken thighs into a slow cooker along with the aubergine, lemongrass stalks, sliced ginger, lime leaves, brown sugar and fish sauce.

  3. Pour over the curried coconut milk, give everything a good stir with a wooden spoon then cook on low for 6-8 hours.

  4. Serve with rice and Thai basil scattered over.    

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