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Massaman curry in a bowl by rice

Chicken Massaman Curry

Chicken Massaman Curry is one of the easiest and most delicious savory Thai curry dishes. With chicken and potatoes cooked into a sweet, slightly spicy sauce, it's a flavor explosion!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Keyword Chicken, Curry, Massaman Curry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 235kcal
Author Erica Walker



  • Heat vegetable oil in an extra large saucepan over medium heat.
    Stir in curry paste; cook and stir for about 2-3 minutes. This is strong, make sure your windows are open and a fan is blowing.
    Massaman curry paste in a pan
  • Add 1 can coconut milk and stir until well blended.
    Add ginger, cilantro, sugar, fish sauce, lime juice, and Worcestershire. Bring to a boil.
  • Add onion and chicken. Reduce to a simmer.
    When chicken is white and cooked through (about 5 min or so) add another can of coconut milk and bring back to a boil.
  • Add remaining ingredients (except for the rice) and stir until everything is well mixed. Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes or until potatoes are no longer crunchy in the middle.
    Serve hot over Jasmine rice.



Nutrition does not include jasmine rice.


Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 399mg | Potassium: 185mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3860IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg