Slow Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe

This slow cooker chicken curry recipe calls for chickpeas and is chock full of Indian flavor.


  • 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 5 teaspoons curry powder
  • teaspoon ground ginger, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 package spinach
  • basmati rice, for serving


  1. In the slow cooker add drained garbanzo beans, tomatoes, broth, and bay leaf. Mix in 1 teaspoon of curry powder, 1 teaspoon of ground ginger, salt, and pepper. Mix well until seasonings are blended in. Then add chicken, diced onions, and garlic. Make sure the chicken is covered with the sauce.
  2. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on low setting for 8-10 hours or on high for 4 to 5 hours.
  3. Once the chicken is done, remove the chicken and shred. Take 2 tablespoons of the broth and add it to a bowl. Mix with 1 tablespoon cornstarch. Stir in cornstarch mixture.
  4. Then stir in remaining 4 teaspoons of curry powder, 1 teaspoon of ground ginger, lime juice and spinach.
  5. Mix in shredded chicken and let it stand for 5 minutes (lid on) or until spinach starts to wilt.
  6. Reheat leftover basmati rice. Serve the curry chicken and chickpeas over the rice.
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The package of spinach should be nine ounces.

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Cooking Method:
Slow Cooker
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Servings Per Recipe 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 7
Calories 106

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g
  Saturated Fat 0g
Sodium 274mg
Total Carbohydrate 39g
  Dietary Fiber 1g
  Sugars 1g
Protein 15g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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