Coconut Chicken

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by dicentra

From Real Simple.

Top Review by LARavenscroft

We were divided on this ~ DD & DH really liked it and I didn't ~ not really sure what I didn't like about it. Served with white rice and green beans. Made for Bargain Basement Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using a rolling pin, pound the chicken between 2 sheets of wax paper until they are of uniform thickness.
  2. Heat the oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes in a large skillet over medium-high heat until the oil shimmers and the garlic browns. (Don't burn the garlic.) Add the chicken breasts and cook until golden, 3 to 5 minutes on each side.
  3. Add the salt, pepper, coconut milk, and lime zest and juice. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 3 minutes longer or until the chicken is fork-tender.
  4. Remove the chicken to a platter and keep warm. Increase heat to high and boil the sauce until thickened or syrupy, 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Whisk in the fish sauce and pour the sauce over the chicken. Garnish with cilantro.

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