Frying pan, Stovetop, Pot (small)
Cook the rice according to the package instructions.
Peel & mince the shallot.
Cut the chicken breast in half lengthwise to make 2 thin cutlets.
Fluff the cooked rice & keep it warm.
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.
Remove the chicken from the pan.
Add the shallot to the pan. Cook, stirring for 1-2 min.
Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the coconut milk, sugar, salt, pepper & a splash of water. Bring it to a simmer.
Add the chicken to the pan again. Season with salt & pepper. Turn the chicken over in the sauce. Stir in the spinach.
Remove the pan from heat. Add the lime zest & juice.
Serve the chicken over fluffed rice. Pour the coconut-lime sauce over top. Garnish with fresh cilantro (optional). Enjoy!
Average estimated amount for one serving
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.