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Coconut Lime Chicken
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18 INGREDIENTS • 6 STEPS • 40MINS

Coconut Lime Chicken

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Experience the ultimate weeknight dinner delight with our Thai-inspired Coconut Lime Chicken. This easy and flavorful dish offers a perfect balance of sweetness, sourness, and a hint of chili for added deliciousness. Pair it with rice and your favorite vegetables for a complete meal. Even when reheated, this dish retains its mouthwatering taste.
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Scarlett Wang at SideChef
Hi, I'm Scarlett! I'm a recipe developer at SideChef with love for traditional and fusion foods.
https://www.sidechef.com/
Experience the ultimate weeknight dinner delight with our Thai-inspired Coconut Lime Chicken. This easy and flavorful dish offers a perfect balance of sweetness, sourness, and a hint of chili for added deliciousness. Pair it with rice and your favorite vegetables for a complete meal. Even when reheated, this dish retains its mouthwatering taste.
40MINS
Total Time
$3.35
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thigh
2 lb
Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs
cut into bite-size pieces
Garlic
3 cloves
Garlic, chopped
Lime
2
Limes, zested, juiced
zest of both limes and 2 Tbsp of juice needed
Coconut Cream
1 cup
Coconut Cream
Red Chili Pepper
1
Red Chili Pepper, chopped
Red Onion
1/2
Small Red Onion, chopped
Fresh Cilantro
1/4 cup
Vegetable Oil
2 Tbsp
Vegetable Oil
Brown Sugar
1 Tbsp
Brown Sugar
Fresh Ginger
1 Tbsp
Grated Fresh Ginger
or Ginger Paste
Salt
1 tsp
White Rice
4 cups
Cooked White Rice
for serving
Fresh Cilantro
to taste
Chopped Fresh Cilantro
for serving
Red Chili Pepper
to taste
Sliced Red Chili Peppers
for serving
Lime
to taste
Limes
cut into wedges, for serving
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1157
Fat
18.4 g
Protein
60.2 g
Carbs
178.3 g
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step 1
Season the Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs (2 lb) with Salt (1 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp).
step 2
Heat up the Vegetable Oil (2 Tbsp) in a deep frying pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, sear the chicken for 2 minutes per side, or until lightly browned. Remove from the pan and set aside.
step 3
In the same pan, add Red Onion (1/2), Garlic (3 cloves), Fresh Ginger (1 Tbsp), and Red Chili Pepper (1) and cook over medium-low heat until soft and fragrant. Add Sweet Chili Sauce (1/4 cup), Brown Sugar (1 Tbsp), and 2 Tbsp of Limes (2). Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
step 4
Add the Coconut Cream (1 cup) and Fish Sauce (1 tsp), let simmer for 5 minutes, reduce until thickness is reached.
step 5
Add the chicken and the juice from the chicken back to the deep frying pan. Turn the heat low and simmer for 10 minutes.
step 6
Stir in the Fresh Cilantro (1/4 cup) and Lime Zest. Garnish with Fresh Cilantro (to taste), Red Chili Peppers (to taste), and Limes (to taste). Serve with White Rice (4 cups).
step 6 Stir in the Fresh Cilantro (1/4 cup) and Lime Zest. Garnish with Fresh Cilantro (to taste), Red Chili Peppers (to taste), and Limes (to taste). Serve with White Rice (4 cups).
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Dairy-Free
Asian
Chicken
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Popular
Thai
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