Fruity Curry (A great family curry)

With Halloween coming up this long weekend we,ve been flat out cooking, baking and painting… remember my new kitchen… it’s hard work keeping it lilymae-paintinglooking new!!! We did some potato stamp painting with bat and pumpkin shapes (cookie cutters ),,,,  The  black bin liners came in handy (they  double up as my witches costume too,  he he ) … “yum” had more crac painting her hands, to tell the truth … She was painting her hands brown, and I says to her “don’t  be painting your hand’s missus”… she says… I not  missus… I a bear!!! waving her brown hands in the air…  quick thinking from the 3-year-old..

We  made some spooky witches hats for Halloween too, you can find my easy recipe via the Echo fruity curry  here.  and have been devouring  fruity curry…   with is being cold and flu season, i find this is a great one for sneaking in some extra vitamins because of all the fruit in it, its a good one to have up your sleeve if you fancy a change from curry in a hurry too ) , . but sure, “yums” plate below speaks for its self …
fruity curry


  • 6 chicken breasts
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 fresh whole pineapple
  • 1 apple
  • 1 onion
  • 1 banana (yes a banana)
  • 2 tablespoons of mild curry powder.. taste… (if you  like more add more )
  • 2 tablespoons of low-fat  or full-fat coconut milk (your preference)
  • 1/4 pint of chicken stock
  • two tablespoons of sultanas (optional)


Method Heat oven to fan 180 C gas mark 4. (serves 4)

Cook the chicken breasts separately… I like to oven cook them by Covering the chicken  with tin foil and cooking for 25 mins  at 180c in the oven, It’s really juicy that way.. but you and pan cook if you prefer

spray a large saucepan with olive oil/ fry light and put on a medium heatfruity curry

Roughly chop the onion, peel and core the apple,chop the pineapple and banana and bung it all in your saucepan cook for 5 mins

add Low-fat/ full fat (whatever you like) coconut milk and chicken stock and stir,, cook for 20 mins.

chuck in the curry powder and blend with a hand blender.

Finally add cooked chicken , sultanas and coriander (sultanas and coriander both optional) fruity curry

simmer on a low heat for a further 10 mins.
serve with fluffy rice

watch out guys fruity curry.. its  addictive x Get messy, have fun, one yummy mummy

Keep sending your lovely photos guys… I love nothing more than looking at my recipes being enjoyed by all your little (and big) munchkins (that and wine… i love red wine…  you don’t have to send me any of that  ) but if any vineyards out there what me to be their chief sponsor .. just ask!!! (just putting that out there 😉 )

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On a blustery day like today, I crave nothing more than a good “mammy” dinner!!!..  Where you take just one mouthful and you’re nearly back  home panicking about your homework before the Glenroe finishing titles…  it,s amazing the way food can … Continue reading