Coconut Chicken
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
This creamy chicken dish is slightly sweet, bursting with flavor, and most importantly very nutrient dense. "Healthy" has never tasted this good!
  • 1 pound chicken breast tenders
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp chicken broth
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¾ tsp dried cilantro
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon peel
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cumin
  • pinch of ground tumeric
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp macadamia nuts, finely ground
  • ¼ tsp ground red pepper
  • 1 Tbsp organic raw honey
  • ¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • chopped scallions, for garnish
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add chicken and cook 5 minutes per side, or until browned and no longer pink in the center. Remove the chicken to a plate and set aside.
  3. Heat broth in the same skillet. Add the onion, garlic, cilantro, ginger, lemon peel, cumin and tumeric and cook for 5 minutes or until onion is tender but not browned. Stir in the coconut milk, nuts and red pepper.
  4. Return the chicken to the skillet, cover and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  5. Remove the chicken to a plate and keep warm. Do not discard the sauce in the pan.
  6. Stir in honey and lemon juice into the sauce in the skillet and gently boil until thickened and the mixture measures about 1 cup.
  7. Evenly divide the chicken among 4 serving plates.
  8. Top with sauce and garnish with the scallions.


Sign up for a FREE Sample Meal Plan

Before you leave, subscribe for a FREE 2 DAY MEAL PLAN & to stay up to date with news and announcements!