Weeknight Wonder: Whip Up a Rotisserie Chicken Curry That Wows!

Spice up your dinner routine with this simple yet delicious Chicken Curry that’s bursting with flavors. This recipe transforms your everyday ingredients into an exotic feast that’s sure to impress, all with minimal effort and maximum taste!

Utilizing a Costco rotisserie chicken for your Chicken Curry not only saves time but also adds a depth of flavor that’s hard to achieve with plain, unseasoned chicken. This clever shortcut lets you focus on perfecting the curry sauce while the chicken is already perfectly cooked and ready to be added.

Rotisserie Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry Recipe


  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust based on spice preference)
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped (for garnish)
  • Cooked rice, to serve


  1. Sauté Aromatics: Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and ginger, sautéing until the onion is translucent.
  2. Spice it Up: Stir in curry powder, turmeric, and cayenne pepper, cooking for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. Add Liquids: Pour in coconut milk and diced tomatoes. Stir in sugar, then season with salt and pepper.
  4. Combine with Chicken: Add the shredded chicken to the skillet. Simmer everything together for about 10-15 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
  5. Serve: Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve over cooked rice.

Side Dishes:

  • Naan Bread: Perfect for scooping up the curry and enjoying every last bit.
  • Cucumber Raita: A cool, creamy counterbalance to the spicy curry.
  • Steamed Basmati Rice: A must-have to soak up the flavorful sauce.
  • Sautéed Spinach: A simple, healthy side that complements the richness of the curry.

Approximate Nutritional Information (per serving, assuming 4 servings):

  • Calories: 400-450
  • Protein: 25-30 grams
  • Total Fat: 25-30 grams
    • Saturated Fat: 15-20 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 15-20 grams
    • Fiber: 2-3 grams
  • Sodium: 400-500 mg

This Chicken Curry is a comforting and hearty meal that’s packed with flavor and easy to prepare, perfect for a busy weeknight or when you need a taste of something different.

Check out even more mouth-watering Costco rotisserie chicken recipes here.


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