Slow Cooker Chicken Curry

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry

This flavorful chicken curry recipe is made easy with your crockpot.  Your family will love this slow cooker chicken curry.
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword chicken curry, slow cooker, slow cooker chicken curry
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 336kcal
Author LeighAnne Wilkes


  • 6-8 skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 large carrots peeled and cut into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1-2 tsp canola oil
  • 1 13.5 oz. can coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 Tbsp garam masala
  • 1 Tbsp curry powder
  • 3 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp ginger minced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp cold water
  • cilantro for garnish


  • Heat oil in a large pan.
  • Salt chicken on both sides and add to pan. Brown lightly on both sides.
  • Place chicken, carrots and onion into 6 qt. slow cooker.
  • Mix together coconut milk, basil, salt, pepper, garam masala, garlic, chicken broth, jalapeno.
  • Cook on high for our hours or low or six hours.
  • Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with two forks.
  • Add cornstarch into water and mix. Add mixture into sauce in slow cooker and cook for another 30 minutes to allow sauce to thicken.
  • Add chicken back in and stir.
  • Serve over rice or with naan bread.