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Here’s an Incredibly Quick and Easy Chicken Recipe You’ll Want to Make Tonight

Wondering what to make for dinner tonight? This easy chicken recipe of chili coconut chicken is a favorite at our house. Don’t let the chili in the recipe scare you; the addition of coconut cream has toned it down.

Chili coconut chicken ingredients

Serve it over rice for a truly authentic flavor. Although this recipe calls for peanut butter, if you’re not a fan of peanut you can leave it out and it will still taste good.

Easy Chicken Recipe

Check out the video below to see how this easy chicken recipe is made.

Easy Chicken Recipe

Easy Chili Coconut Chicken Recipe

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Chili Coconut Chicken
 
Here’s an Incredibly Quick and Easy Chicken Recipe You’ll Want to Make Tonight
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Recipe type: Entree
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 lb boneless chicken strips, thinly sliced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 small green pepper, slice it into strips
  • 1 small red pepper, cut it into strips
  • 6 dried red chili pepper
  • ½ tbsp chicken bouillon
  • 4 tbsp smooth peanut butter (optional)
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • 1⅓ cup chicken broth
  • ⅔ cup coconut cream
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • ½ cup water
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl, mix cream of coconut and chicken broth. Set aside.
  2. On medium heat, heat oil in large saucepan and add garlic and onion, cook until translucent.
  3. Add the chicken strips, stir and cook until golden.
  4. Stir in the red and green pepper, till well mixed.
  5. Add salt and chicken seasoning to taste.
  6. Add peanut butter, coconut and chicken broth mix, lemon juice, and simmer uncovered for about 5 minutes
  7. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water, mix well.
  8. Slowly, add the cornstarch, stirring till it thickens.
  9. Let it simmer gently for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  10. Garnish with thinly sliced scallions
  11. Service with jasmine rice or long-grain white rice.

 

chili coconut chicken recipe

Kira is the founder of award-winning lifestyle blog focused on family, tech, fashion, beauty, food, fitness, and travel. Prior to launching The Afropolitan Mom, she was a marketing executive in the technology industry. She lives in the suburb of NJ with her husband and two kids. When she's not on carpool duty or scrolling through Insta, she spends time adding items to her shopping cart while binge-watching shows on Netflix!

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Bintu | Recipes From A Pantry

    April 22, 2016 at 1:47 pm

    Oh yes please to chilli coconut chicken.

  2. Betsy Barnes

    June 25, 2016 at 9:47 pm

    This is a unique recipe! Using coconut is interesting too! 🙂

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