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Easy chicken jalfrezi

  • Author: Pip Payne
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


An easy to make chicken jalfrezi that can be whipped up in 30 minutes, and is Slimming World friendly!



  • 4 chicken breasts (diced)
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 piece ginger (approximately 3cm, finely chopped)
  • 1 green chilli (finely chopped (leave the seeds in if you’d like it a little hotter))
  • 1 red pepper and 1 green pepper (deseeded and diced)
  • Spice mix: 2tsp ground cumin (2 tsp garam masala, 2 tsp turmeric, 1 tsp ground ginger, 1 tsp salt)
  • 1 400 g can chopped tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp tomato puree
  • 300 ml chicken stock
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Low calorie cooking spray/spray oil


  1. In a large pan, fry the onion gently until softened, then add the garlic, ginger and chilli and stir fry for 1 minute
  2. Add in the chicken breast chunks and stir fry on a medium heat for about 3 minutes
  3. Add in the peppers, and stir-fry for another 2 minutes
  4. Add all the spices and stir in well
  5. Add the chopped tomatoes, chicken stock, tomato puree and lemon juice and stir everything together until combined
  6. Pop on a lid, and allow to simmer gently for 25 minutes, stirring half way through


Serve with basmati rice and fresh chopped coriander

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes