Coconut Lime Chicken

17 reviews

Add a balmy & beachy vibe to your chicken & rice night!

Camille C.
Camille C.

5 minutes

Prep time

20 minutes

Cook time

615 cal.

Per serving


Frying pan, Stovetop, Pot (small), Knife


White rice (long grain)

Step 1

Cook the rice according to the package instructions.


Step 2

Peel & mince the shallot.

Chicken breast

Step 3

Cut the chicken breast in half lengthwise to make 2 thin cutlets.

White rice (long grain)

Step 4

Fluff the cooked rice & keep it warm.

Chicken breast

Step 5

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken, salt & pepper. Cook for 2-3 min on each side.

Chicken breast

Step 6

Remove the chicken from the pan.


Step 7

Add the shallot to the pan. Cook, stirring for 1-2 min.

Coconut milk
Sugar (granulated)

Step 8

Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the coconut milk, sugar, salt, pepper & a splash of water. Bring it to a simmer.

Chicken breast
Spinach (fresh)

Step 9

Add the chicken to the pan again. Season with salt & pepper. Turn the chicken over in the sauce. Stir in the spinach.


Step 10

Remove the pan from heat. Add the lime zest & juice.

Chicken breast
White rice (long grain)
Cilantro (fresh)

Step 11

Serve the chicken over fluffed rice. Pour the coconut-lime sauce over top. Garnish with fresh cilantro (optional). Enjoy!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy615 cal.
Fat21 g
Carbohydrates68 g
Protein41 g
Fiber4 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Coconut Lime Chicken" contains 615 Energy, 21 g of Fat, 68 g of Carbohydrates, 41 g of Protein, 4 g of Fiber.

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