Sunday, April 1, 2007

coconut lime chicken

serves 4
prep time 10 min
cook time 12 minutes


2 tsps peanut oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/4 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1-inch cubes
1 tsp curry powder
14 oz can light or regular coconut milk**
4 oz can diced green chiles, drained if necessary
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 tsp finely grated lime zest
1/4 cup chopped scallions (white and green parts)
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
salt and pepper

**14 oz of regular coconut milk contains 840 calories nad 70 g of fat (49 of which are saturated fat)
14oz of light coconut milk contains 315 calories and and 28 g of fat (21 of which are saturated fat)


heat oil in large skillet over med heat
add garlic and cook stirring for 1 min
add chicken and cook until golden brown on all sides - about 5 min
add curry powder and cook, stirring, until fragrant - about 1 min
add coconut milk, chiles, lime juice and zest - bring to simmer until chicken is cooked through - about 5 minutes
season to taste with salt and pepper
remove from heat, stir in scallions and cilantro and serve

in our house we serve over white or brown rice (depending on what's in the pantry) with . you can use shrimp instead of chicken and it is just as yummy

from Robin Miller Quick Fix Meals cookbook

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