coconut lime chicken

gluten free | easy | dairy free

coconut and lime come together in an aromatic combination that no one can resist! it's perfect paired with steamed rice and extra cilantro!

step 1

start by prepping each ingredient listed, you'll find all my substitutions and tips over on the blog.

step 2

let's get started by mincing the ginger and garlic. Then zest the lime and diced the onion, slice the chili, and measure out the lime juice and fish sauce.

step 3

brown the chicken, then remove it from the pan and set it aside.

step 4

Add the remaining oil to the pan along with the onion, garlic, and ginger. Sauté over medium heat until golden brown and softened.

step 5

Next add the coconut milk, optional chili, and lime zest to the skillet. Stir to combine scraping up the browned bits from the bottom of the skillet before adding the chicken.

step 6

Bring the coconut sauce to a simmer and cook the chicken for 8-10 minutes before turning and cooking another 6-10 minutes or until the chicken is done.

step 7

When the chicken is done cooking, remove the pan from the heat and stir in the fish sauce and fresh lime juice, and season to taste with sea salt and garnish.

step 8

Serve with freshly steamed rice, your favorite veggies and lime wedges for extra zip. This is also great served with cauliflower rice, and you'll find more side dish suggestions on the blog.


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