Instant Pot Vietnamese Chicken Curry

It is a soupy creamy curry rich in flavour and taste. Chicken and spices added to it enhance its taste. Everyone will love this.

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Instant Pot Vietnamese Chicken Curry

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword chicken thighs, coconut milk, Vietnamese Chicken Curry
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 19 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 1680 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb chicken thighs boneless, skinless
  • 13.5 oz coconut milk
  • 3 potatoes peeled and cut into large bite size pieces
  • 1/2 onion dices
  • 2 1/1 tbsp Madras Yellow Curry Powder
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 stalk lemongrass cut into 3 inch pieces and pounded
  • 3 carrots peeled and chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 1/2 tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp chopped bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • cilantro to garnish

Instructions

  1. Add Madras curry powder, kosher salt, garlic cloves, grated ginger and chicken thighs in a large bowl. Marinate for about an hour.

  2. Add coconut oil in the inner pot of Instant pot and sauté for about 2 minutes.

  3. Add marinated chicken in the Instant pot and cook for about 5 minutes.

  4. Now, add onions and sauté for about 3 minutes.

  5. Then, add flour and sauté for about 3 more minutes. Mix well.

  6. Add coconut milk, madras curry powder, fish sauce, sugar, bay leaf and lemongrass. Mix well.

  7. Close the lid and press the “Manual” button.

  8. Cook for about 2 minutes on HIGH pressure and release the pressure naturally through the steam vent.

  9. Open the lid and add potatoes and carrots. 

  10. Then, again close the lid and press the “Manual” button. 

  11. Cook for about 4 minutes on HIGH pressure and release the pressure naturally through the steam vent.

  12. Open the lid, dish out and garnish with cilantro.

  13. Serve and enjoy!

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