Chicken Curry with Carrots and Rutabaga

This curry recipe is loaded with vegetables and it's mild taste is sure to please the pickiest of palates. Serve over whole-wheat couscous for a complete and easy weeknight meal.

By Exeter Produce

Dec 16, 2021

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time




2 Tbsp canola oil (30 mL)
2 medium onions, diced (2)
2 medium carrots, diced (2)
1 medium rutabaga, diced (1)
2 cloves garlic, minced (2)
1 Tbsp freshly grated ginger (15 mL)
1 Tbsp curry powder (15 mL)
1 1/2 tsp cardamom (7 mL)
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (1 mL)
1/4 tsp pepper (1 mL)
1 can (28 oz/796 mL) diced tomatoes, no salt added (1)
3 1/2 lb skinless chicken pieces (1.75 kg)
3 cups cooked whole-wheat couscous (750 mL)
2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro (30 mL)


In large non-stick fry pan, heat canola oil over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, rutabagas and garlic. Sauté vegetables until they are just beginning to soften, about 5 minutes.
Stir in garlic, ginger, curry powder, cumin, cardamon, red pepper flakes pepper and tomatoes. Heat through.
Add chicken pieces. Cover pan and bring mixture to a boil.
Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover pan with lid. Cook chicken and vegetables for 25-30 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 170°F (77°C).
Serve mixture over whole wheat couscous. Garnish with chopped cilantro.

Chicken Curry with Carrots and Rutabaga

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