Red chicken curry

399 calories     £3.10     2hr 30 mins

Try this curry tonight, you won’t regret it. This is simple and easy to make, just pop it in a slow cooker or in a pot and leave to cook for a few hours. Serves 4.

All you need is

2 chicken breasts

6 new potatoes

100g spinach

70g red lentils

1 shallot

3 cloves of garlic

400g passata

100g water

1 tbsp cumin

1 tbsp ginger

1 tbsp curry powder

1 tsp chilli flakes

Pinch salt and pepper

1 tbsp pumpkin seeds

1 tbsp sunflower seeds

To make it just

Warm a frying pan, whilst warming chop the chicken into small chunks and chop the shallot and garlic finely, fry it all off together.

Boil a saucepan of water, chop the potatoes into large chunks and place in boiling water for 10 minutes.

After 10 minutes add in the lentils and stir well to avoid sticking, after cooking time drain and return to the pan.

Add the chicken, shallot and garlic into the saucepan with the potatoes.

Then add all the other ingredients, ensure you taste to make sure it’s not too spicy for your tastebuds.

Leave to cook on low for 2 hours to allow flavours to infuse well.

The reviews are in

This was so tasty and easy to make, plus the perfect example of slow cooking at it’s best.

If you’re a vegetarian, then simply swap the chicken out for more lentils or chickpeas!

Enjoy this with wholemeal rice for a fuller meal.

Where to buy

ASDA Tesco Sainsbury’s
Chicken breasts £3.33 £3.82 £2.90
New potatoes £0.89 £1.00 £1.00
Spinach £1.75 £1.00 £0.85
Red lentils £0.55 £0.35 £0.50
Shallots £1.13 £1.00 £1.50
Garlic cloves £0.20 £0.30 £0.30
Passata £0.35 £0.35 £0.50
Cumin £0.71 £0.85 £1.00
Ginger £0.70 £0.85 £1.00
Curry powder £1.00 £1.00 £1.00
Chilli flakes £0.70 £0.85 £1.00
Salt £0.29 £0.29 £0.35
Pepper £0.70 £0.70 £1.65
Pumpkin seeds £0.80 £0.85 £0.85
Sunflower seeds £0.80 £0.85 £0.85
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