French Curry Recipe


French Curry Recipe

Curry à la Française

Curry is not a traditional French dish, but it has become popular in French cuisine due to its exotic flavors and versatility. This French curry recipe is a fusion of Indian and French flavors, combining the traditional curry spices with French ingredients such as cream and white wine.

Jan Dec

20 minutes

25 minutes

45 minutes

4 servings


Gluten-free, Low-carb, Keto-friendly, High-protein, Dairy-free (if using coconut cream instead of heavy cream)


Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Whole30, Low-fat


This French curry recipe differs from the traditional Indian curry in its use of French ingredients such as cream and white wine. It also uses a different blend of spices to create a unique flavor profile that is both spicy and creamy. We alse have the original recipe for Curry, so you can check it out.


  • Calories: 380 kcal / 1590 KJ
  • Fat: 22g (12g saturated)
  • Carbohydrates: 6g (2g sugars)
  • Protein: 36g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Salt: 1.5g


  1. 1.
    Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. 2.
    Add the onion and garlic and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. 3.
    Add the curry powder, cumin, coriander, turmeric, and cayenne pepper and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. 4.
    Add the chicken and cook until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  5. 5.
    Add the chicken broth and white wine and bring to a simmer.
  6. 6.
    Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  7. 7.
    Stir in the heavy cream and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  8. 8.
    Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. 9.
    Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve hot with rice or naan bread.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Chicken — Make sure to cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces to ensure even cooking.

Tips & Tricks

  • For a spicier curry, increase the amount of cayenne pepper or add some chopped fresh chili peppers.
  • For a milder curry, reduce the amount of curry powder and cayenne pepper.
  • You can also add vegetables such as bell peppers, carrots, or potatoes to the curry for added flavor and nutrition.
  • If you don't have white wine, you can substitute with chicken broth or apple cider vinegar.
  • To make the curry creamier, add more heavy cream or coconut cream.

Serving advice

Serve the French curry hot with rice or naan bread.

Presentation advice

Garnish the French curry with fresh cilantro for added color and flavor.