Coconut Lime Chicken

7 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)


Rice (white, 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.

Rice (white, 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
Rice (white, 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!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy615 cal.
Fat21 g
Carbohydrates68 g
Protein41 g
Fiber4 g

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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Coconut Lime Chicken