With so many styles of curry in the hawker markets in Bali, Indonesia it was hard to select just one to try, so we’ve taken inspiration from a variety of them. You can use whole drumsticks and thighs in this, as is done authentically. It’s an aromatic curry with coconut, coriander and kaffir lime leaves, the prized signature aromatic ingredient in Indonesian dishes!

Cook our delicious Balinese Chicken in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Balinese Chicken. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Garlic Coconut Paste pot, a Balinese Paste pot and a Balinese Garnish pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Balinese Chicken in just 20 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Garlic Coconut Paste
  • Balinese Paste
  • Balinese Garnish

Your shopping list:

boneless chicken thighs
small onion
coconut milk
small green beans
cashew nuts(optional)
parathas/naan breads (or 250g pack microwave basmati rice to make this a gluten free dish)(optional)

Our 20 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Get the curry started

    Heat a little oil in a pan over medium heat and fry the chicken and the onion for 3-5 mins.

    Add the GARLIC COCONUT PASTE and stir quickly for 1 min. 

  • 2.

    Add the Balinese flavours

    Add the BALINESE PASTE, mix well and then let it cook for 3 mins. 

    Add the green beans to the pan (if using).

  • 3.

    Let it simmer

    Mix in the coconut milk and the BALINESE GARNISH, gently boil then reduce the heat and cook for 10 mins.

    Meanwhile, heat the paratha/naan breads (or rice) as per pack instructions, and keep warm.

  • 4.


    When the chicken is cooked through, garnish the curry with chopped cashew nuts and serve.


Balinese Chicken Reviews

BASED ON 2588 reviews

chris - Dec 12, 2018

Didn’t like the texture of the garnish but the flavour was excellent

Adriano - Dec 11, 2018

Really enjoyed this, a little spicier than expected, but easily within my own personal spice level. Will definitely order this again.

Penelope - Dec 11, 2018

Lovely flavours. So easy to make. Good amount of heat.

Karen - Dec 11, 2018

Love this simple and quick to make. Taste delicious. Buying again.

Jason - Dec 11, 2018

Absolutely delicious! I made this in my slow cooker, used skinless thighs with the bone in. The meat was so tender and full of flavours as it marinated whilst slow cooking. Definitely will order this one again. Yummy.

Josie - Dec 09, 2018

Too spicy

janice - Dec 09, 2018

Really tasty with a nice little after kick would definitely have again

Jitka - Dec 09, 2018

Slightly spicier than I would normally have but very nice and citrusy.

Niel - Dec 09, 2018

Bit too watery for me no flavour

Michael - Dec 07, 2018


Amy - Dec 05, 2018

Tasted dusty.

Olivier - Dec 03, 2018

Nice but simple

Helen - Dec 03, 2018

tasty and easy

Patricia - Dec 03, 2018

Another excellent dish

Duncan - Dec 02, 2018

Great flavours and an easy cook

Nicola - Dec 01, 2018

Hotter than I expected but really tasty. Will definitely get this again!

Beauleiu - Nov 30, 2018

I don’t know how I made it separate but I did I still ate it it was ok ????

Sara - Nov 29, 2018

This was a meal we had from simply cooks choice - I forgot to change the order! It was spicy and I had to add natural yogurt for my husband as he found it a bit much.. but flavours were lovely and would order again and add the yogurt again

Janet - Nov 29, 2018

Stunning really tasty best curry from the range definitely my favourite

Joanna - Nov 28, 2018

Spicy but still my favourite

hannah - Nov 27, 2018


Mariam - Nov 27, 2018

A little bit spicy but I love this dish :)

Nicolas - Nov 26, 2018

A very simple and tasty recipe.

Tina - Nov 25, 2018

Absolutely delicious. Will definitely order again

Rachel - Nov 24, 2018

Really nice just slightly too spicy.

Karan - Nov 24, 2018

2nd time making this. Made for a friend and she loves it too and she said “better than a Thai restaurant”

Sam - Nov 24, 2018


Catherine - Nov 23, 2018

Loved it

Phil - Nov 18, 2018


Sophie - Nov 16, 2018

Sauce is very thin and watery but typical of Balinese food. The spice level was not as hot as I’d expected from the other comments, enjoyable in my opinion!

Sarah - Nov 16, 2018

Meh not as multilayered as Thai curries wasn’t so much a fan

Janette - Nov 15, 2018

Really really tasty dish. One of the best meals we have eaten in a long time. Highly recommend if you like a spicey smooth dish.

Phil - Nov 15, 2018


Karen - Nov 14, 2018

OMG this is to die for. The right amount of heat (for me anyway) and a delicious coconut sauce. Really quick and easy. I used broccoli instead of green beans and would probably cook it first prior to adding to pan but this is a definite YES!!

Samantha - Nov 13, 2018

This looks unappetising on the pic but think it may be my fave so far. Really tasty and spicy.

Caroline - Nov 13, 2018

Used light coconut milk for a less creamy taste. Lovely and spicy.

Julie - Nov 13, 2018

Definitely one of our favourites, looking forward to cooking this again. The flavours are amazing.

Willy - Nov 12, 2018


Janet - Nov 12, 2018

Very easy and a lovely kick!

Ross - Nov 12, 2018


Elly May - Nov 11, 2018

Full of flavour, nicer than I expected.

Fiona - Nov 11, 2018

Similar to a Thai green curry and with a nice level of spice

Tunmi - Nov 11, 2018

This is a delicious, flavoursome curry, very easy to make too!

Jo - Nov 10, 2018

Really good

Chloe - Nov 08, 2018

This curry was so full of flavour and spice, I loved it!! I swapped the green beans for mange tout, and also added spinach and it worked perfectly!

Suzanne - Nov 06, 2018


Karen - Nov 06, 2018

Hot, hot, hot! Changed the ingredients. Quinn chicken pieces, sweet potato, spinach, peas, sweet corn and cherry tomatoes. Was nice vegetarian option.

Samantha - Nov 06, 2018

Delicious! ????

Michelle - Nov 06, 2018

One of my favourites. So tasty!

Paul - Nov 06, 2018

I quite enjoyed this one but the wife didn’t, so a bit devisive. I guess it is similar to a Thai curry but we both prefer thai. Won’t be ordering this one again


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