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Curried Tomato Chicken Casserole

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This easy curried Tomato Chicken Casserole is loaded with flavor smothered in a lightly curried tomato sauce lavished with a generous share of mushrooms and onions, then baked to perfection in under 25 minutes.

We highly recommend using chicken pieces, such as thighs, legs, quarters, etc as these cuts of meats are considerably less expensive. This entire dish can be made for under $4 using pieces as opposed to boneless skinless breast meat. If you prefer boneless, skinless breast meat, be sure to adjust the cooking time according to the thickness of the breast.

This recipe calls for flour, however, if you’re following a Keto-Friendly diet, you can use crushed pork rinds, almond flour or coconut flour in place of the flour.

You’ll Need:

•2 1/2 pounds chicken pieces (breasts and/or thighs)
•1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained
•1 medium onion, diced
•1 cup Fresh mushrooms, roughly chopped
•1/2 cup chicken broth or stock
•1/2 cup flour **
•3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
•2 tablespoons butter
•2 tsp curry powder
•1 teaspoon garlic salt
•kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
•plum tomatoes, sliced, garnish

Heat oven to 375 F.

In a large skillet heat butter & oil over medium heat, dredge chicken pieces in flour (season with salt and pepper) and then sear until golden brown on all sides (in batches of 3-4 pieces at a time), Transfer chicken to an oven safe casserole dish and set aside.

Add onions and mushrooms to the hot skillet and sauté until translucent and fragrant. 3-5 minutes, Add an additional tablespoon of butter if needed.

Stir in 1 to 2 Tbs flour and mix until smooth and pasty, cook 1 minute

Add garlic salt, curry powder, tomatoes, chicken broth, stirring to combine and let cook for 5-7 minutes, reducing.

Taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary.

Pour over the browned chicken. Cover Lightly

Bake 20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and tender.

Garnish with sliced cherry tomatoes just prior to serving.

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1 thought on “Curried Tomato Chicken Casserole”

  1. I cooked this recipe today and I really, really liked it. The flavors were sensational. Even my picky husband could not get enough.

    Because I only cook for two people and the recipe is enough for generous four to six portions, I knew that some of it would go into the freezer for another time, so I left the fresh tomato garnish off. I served it over rice and added a side salad. Everybody who likes curry needs to try this.


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