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Chicken in Banana Coconut Curry Sauce – flavorful and easy dinner

Chicken in Banana Coconut Curry Sauce

Chicken in Banana Coconut Curry Sauce is surprisingly easy to make dinner recipe. It’s made with a few simple ingredients but tastes incredible. The chicken drumsticks soaked in a sweet and savory banana coconut curry sauce come out really tender and so flavorful. This Chicken in Banana Coconut Curry Sauce recipe is high protein comfort food that’s just perfect for healthy family dinner.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Servings 4 people
Calories 438 kcal


  • 8 medium 835 g chicken drumsticks
  • 1 tbsp. 7 g olive oil
  • 1 medium 115 g ripe banana
  • 1 can 14 ounces light coconut milk
  • 1 ½ tsp. curry powder
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 ½ tsp. smocked paprika
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lime juice only
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Place the banana and coconut milk in a blender and puree until smooth. Add curry powder, ground coriander, paprika, lime juice, salt, and pepper and mix all together. Set aside.
  • Brush a large skillet with some olive oil and heat over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the chicken drumsticks and cook about 2-3 minutes per side, or until crispy-golden.
  • Transfer the chicken to a medium baking dish.
  • Add more oil to the skillet if needed along with the minced garlic and sauté about 30 seconds until golden.
  • Add the sautéed garlic to the coconut banana mixture. Combine all together and pour over the chicken.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in the thickest portion of the chicken registers 165°F.
  • Garnish the chicken with green onion or cilantro and enjoy!


How Many Calories in Chicken in Banana Coconut Curry Sauce
Calories (per 100 g): 195 cal Calories (per 1 serve ): 438 cal
Fat: 12.3 g Fat: 27.6 g
Carbohydrates: 3.7 g Carbohydrates: 8.3 g
Protein: 17.6 g Protein: 39.6 g