Coconut Lime Chicken

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

Camille C.
Camille C.
5 minutesPrep time
20 minutesCook time
545 cal.Per serving


Frying pan, Stovetop, Pot (small)


White rice

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

Step 4

Fluff the cooked rice & keep it warm.

Chicken breast

Step 5

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

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 (canned)

Step 8

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

Chicken breast
Spinach (fresh)

Step 9

Add the chicken to the pan again. Stir in the spinach.


Step 10

Add the lime zest & juice. Stir to combine.

Chicken breast
White rice
Cilantro (fresh)

Step 11

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

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy545 cal.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Coconut Lime Chicken" contains 545 Energy, 16 g of Fat, 64 g of Carbohydrates, 41 g of Protein, 3 g of Fiber.

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Coconut Lime Chicken