Coconut Lime Chicken

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A light and creamy sauce with a burst of lime flavor makes this a perfect meal.

Ingredients

  • 1lb chicken breasts
  • 2 limes (juiced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ cup cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 1 shallot (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 1½ cups coconut milk

Directions

  1. Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry. Season with salt.
  2. Heat avocado oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Once hot, add in the chicken. Cook until a nice brown crust is formed.
  4. When chicken is mostly cooked through, remove from the skillet and set aside.
  5. Add in the garlic and shallot to the pan. Cook for 1-2 minutes while stirring constantly.
  6. Add in the chicken broth, coconut milk, lime juice, and cilantro. Stir to mix.
  7. Add the chicken breasts back to the skillet and coat with the sauce.
  8. Cover and lower the heat. Simmer for 5 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked.
  9. Enjoy!

Creamy Mushroom Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Rating: ★★★★
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Succulent chicken in a creamy mushroom sauce - a simple yet elegant dish.

Ingredients

  • 1lb chicken thighs (boneless and skinless)
  • ½ cup arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • 2 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons garlic (minced)
  • 1 shallot (diced)
  • ½ cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons mixed herbs (parsley, thyme, oregano)

Directions

  1. Place arrowroot and salt into a bowl. Mix with a whisk.
  2. Dip the chicken thighs into the mixture until they are lightly coated on all sides.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat with avocado oil. Once hot, add the thighs.
  4. Cook the chicken until golden brown. Remove and place on a plate.
  5. Add shallot, garlic, and mushrooms to the skillet. Sauté until mushrooms start to soften.
  6. Pour in the chicken broth, coconut milk, vinegar, and lemon juice.
  7. Stir and reduce to low heat to simmer.
  8. Place the chicken back into the sauce and continue simmering until fully cooked.
  9. If the sauce is too thick, add more chicken stock (little at a time) to reach desired consistency.
  10. Enjoy!