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Turmeric Chicken

Updated: Oct 28, 2023

turmeric chicken

Turmeric chicken is a flavorful dish made with chicken, turmeric, garlic, ginger, cumin, and other spices. The chicken is cooked in a rich sauce until tender and is often served with rice or naan bread.

Turmeric Chicken


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken thighs

  • 1 Tablespoon ground turmeric

  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 3 Tablespoons Tamari sauce

  • 1 Tablespoon honey

  • 1 shallot, minced

  • 1 Tablespoon fresh garlic, minced

  • 1 cup fresh green beans

  • Red pepper flakes to taste


  1. In a small dish, mix the turmeric, salt, and pepper

  2. Place the diced chicken into a giant bowl and sprinkle the turmeric mixture into the chicken. Use your hands to rub the chicken with the turmeric mixture and get it well-coated

  3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the oil and let it heat up. Add the seasoned chicken and cook for About 5 minutes.

  4. Add the shallots, garlic, and green beans. Stir and cook for about two minutes more

  5. Add the tamari sauce and honey and stir well; cook until the sauce reduces by half and thickens.

Serve on rice. Top with red pepper flakes

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Oct 30, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

It was easy and I already had these things for the most part. substitutions… red onion, frozen green beans and left over turkey. i cook a Turkey once a month portion and freeze for meal planning. 🐢

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