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Top green chicken curry with fresh basil and lime juice for a homemade Thai dinner.
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Thai Green Chicken Curry Recipe

A creamy, coconut-milk based soup, that's full of vegetables and spicy Thai flavors - you'll want to snuggle up to a bowl full of this Green Chicken Curry all year round!  Easily make a homemade green curry paste or use a store-bought kind to speed things up.  Either way, you'll have the best green curry recipe ready to enjoy in less than 30 minutes!

Course Dinner, Main Course, main dish
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 259 kcal
Author London


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 carrots peeled and thinly sliced on the bias
  • 1 red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 recipe green curry paste about 1/3 cup of homemade*
  • 1 lb. chicken breasts cut into ½-inch slices
  • 1 zucchini cut into ¼-inch slices on the bias
  • 15 oz. coconut milk canned, full-fat or lite
  • 1 cup chicken broth regular sodium
  • 1-2 tsp. soy sauce gluten-free Tamari or coconut liquid aminos
  • ½ tsp. salt to taste*
  • 1 tsp. lime juice plus more for serving
  • Fresh basil optional
  • Fresh cilantro optional
  • White rice


  1. In a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium heat, add oil and carrots. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.

  2. Add sliced bell pepper and paste. Continue sautéing for an additional 2-3 minutes.

  3. Pour in coconut milk and broth. Add chicken and zucchini. Stir to combine and cover pot with a lid.
  4. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in soy sauce, salt, and lime juice.
  6. Serve with fresh basil or cilantro over rice or cauliflower rice and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Nutritional information was calculated using this Homemade Green Curry Paste.
  • You can also use 2-4 tablespoons of a store-bought green curry paste.
  • Depending on the type of curry paste you use, you may need to add more or less salt.
Nutrition Facts
Thai Green Chicken Curry Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 259 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 58mg19%
Sodium 624mg27%
Potassium 643mg18%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 6997IU140%
Vitamin C 44mg53%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.