Coconut Lime Chicken

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A light and creamy sauce with a burst of lime flavor makes this a perfect meal.

Ingredients

  • 1lb chicken breasts
  • 2 limes (juiced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ cup cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 1 shallot (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 1½ cups coconut milk

Directions

  1. Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry. Season with salt.
  2. Heat avocado oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Once hot, add in the chicken. Cook until a nice brown crust is formed.
  4. When chicken is mostly cooked through, remove from the skillet and set aside.
  5. Add in the garlic and shallot to the pan. Cook for 1-2 minutes while stirring constantly.
  6. Add in the chicken broth, coconut milk, lime juice, and cilantro. Stir to mix.
  7. Add the chicken breasts back to the skillet and coat with the sauce.
  8. Cover and lower the heat. Simmer for 5 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked.
  9. Enjoy!

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