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massaman curry cooking in a skillet
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5 from 2 votes

Massaman Curry

Skip the takeout and make Massaman Curry with Chicken at home. It's a rich yet relatively mild dish that is great served over rice.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: curry, Massaman curry, Thai
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 548kcal
Author: Lynda


  • 1 can coconut milk
  • ¼ cup crunchy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp curry powder
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 Tbsp tamari sauce
  • 2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 ¼ pounds skinless boneless chicken breast, cubed
  • 3 cups potatoes peeled and diced
  • ½ cup cashews


  • Combine first seven ingredients (coconut milk to tamari sauce) in a bowl and set aside.
  • Heat sesame oil on medium heat in a large non-stick skillet. Add onions and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the ginger and garlic.
  • Add chicken and cook until it is no longer pink inside.
  • Stir in the coconut mixture and potatoes and bring it to a boil.
  • Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 – 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in cashews. Remove from heat.



Calories: 548kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 30g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 939mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 12g