Exotic Thai-style coconut chicken features fresh lemongrass, chili peppers, and of course coconut milk! Equal parts sweet, savory, and spicy, this dish is definitely different from anything you’ve ever tasted!
SERVING: 2 People
TIME: 30 min
1tspground salt 【Chicken Marinade】
4smallThai green chilies
4mediumdried red chili peppers
Score the chicken breasts.
Season with salt on both sides.
Pan fry chicken breast over high heat.
Meanwhile, dice onion, ginger, lemongrass and green chili.
After a few minutes, turn the breasts over to cook the other side.
Remove the chicken, add some oil into the same pan, and stir-fry dried red chili with the diced aromatics from step 2.
Add cooking wine, flambé.
Stir in coconut milk, chicken broth, fish sauce and season with salt and black pepper to taste. Bring the sauce to a boil, then turn down the heat to low and simmer for another 6-8 minutes.
Place the chicken breasts back into the pan and add in green peas and cilantro. Cook for 4-5 minutes.
Squeeze in fresh lemon juice, and cook until the sauce has reduced a bit.