Saffron curry chicken recipe

Try this delicious saffron curry chicken recipe today if you are looking for a tasty week night dinner!

It is an easy recipe that works great for meal preparation.

Saffron is used in this recipe to add a distinct, yet subtle flavour to this dish to enhance its taste.

Saffron curry chicken recipe

Delicious saffron curry chicken recipe:


  • 450 g chicken breast (skinless, boneless, and cut into cubes)
  • 2 chicken wings pieces
  • 1 medium sized onion (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp saffron
  • 4 tbsp olive oil

How to make saffron curry chicken recipe:

1- Dissolve saffron in a little warm water and leave aside for about 30 minutes to draw out the colour and to ensure that it’s evenly distributed throughout the dish.

2- in a large pot, put oil then saute the chopped onion in the olive oil until golden, then add the turmeric and saute.

3- add the chicken pieces and stir fry for 3 minutes until the turmeric well combined with the chicken and onion.

I used two chicken wings with the chicken breast pieces to add extra flavour and richness to this recipe.

4- add 3 cups of water. Cover the pot and let the chicken boil for about 20 minutes on low heat until the chicken is fork tender.

5- now, add the saffron and salt, stir them together and leave it on a low heat for 3 minutes. Turn off the heat.

6- Serve it with white rice, tandoori naan, natural yoghurt or your favourite steam veggies.

Saffron curry chicken recipe

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