Curried Chicken and Chick Pea Stir Fry Recipe

A quick one pot meal using ready cooked chicken for a filling meal in a flash!


Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

10 minutes



Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 roast chicken from your SPAR in-store Deli
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 5 ml grated fresh ginger
  • SPAR sunflower oil or canola oil
  • 30 ml curry paste
  • 1 can SPAR diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 chicken stock cube
  • 1 can SPAR chick peas, drained, with the brine reserved
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • To finish: a dash of SPAR low fat plain yoghurt
  • Juice of a small lemon
  • Generous handful of fresh dhania

Recipe Method

1. Break up the chicken into pieces and chop the meat into rough cubes. Set aside.

2. Gently fry onion, garlic and ginger together in a dash of cooking oil until tender.

3. Add the curry paste, tomatoes, reserved brine from the chick peas and the crumbled stock cube.

4. Simmer for 5 minutes then add in the chickpeas and chicken.

5. Gently heat through and add in the finishing ingredients. Check seasoning and serve immediately.

Hints & Tips

The SPAR Thai style curry paste range is not suitable for this recipe. Rather use an authentic bottled curry paste.

Typical Nutritional Information (ready-to-eat)
Per 100g 
Per Serving (290g)
Energy (kJ) 551 1597.9 
Total protein (g) 4.1 11.9 
Carbohydrate (g) 12.1 23 
Total fat (g) 6.2 11.8 
of which: Saturated fat (g) 1.08 3.13 
     Trans fat (g) 0
     Mono-unsaturated fat (g) 1.5 2.85 
     Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1.88 3.57 
Cholesterol (mg) 3 8.7 
Dietary fibre (g) 3.4 6.5 
Sodium (mg) 335 971.5