Spicy Chicken with Coconut Lime Sauce
This terrific recipe for Spicy Chicken with Coconut Lime Sauce was submitted by Melissa Gilbert of Frederick, Maryland.
3 tablespoons peanut oil
4 chicken thighs
4 chicken drumsticks
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1/2 cup salsa
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 dried red hot peppers
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 (13.5-ounce) can coconut milk
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
3 cups cooked rice
Red hot peppers
1/2 cup grated coconut
- In large nonstick skillet, place oil over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook about 5 minutes to brown on all sides; remove from skillet and keep warm.
- To skillet, add onions, salsa, garlic, peppers, curry powder, salt and pepper; cook about 2 minutes, stirring, until onion is browned.
- Return chicken to pan; pour coconut milk and lime juice over chicken. Simmer on low heat about 30 minutes or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease. Remove and discard peppers.
- On serving platter, place rice and arrange chicken mixture on top. Garnish with lime slices and red hot peppers. Sprinkle lightly with coconut and pass remainder.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.