Quick Coconut Chicken Recipe - Chicken cooked in coconut milk and flavoured with basil

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Coconut milk,

Cuisine : Kerala

Course : Main Course_Chicken

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Quick Coconut Chicken

Quick Coconut Chicken Recipe - how to make Quick Coconut Chicken


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Coconut milk 2 1/2 cups

  • Boneless chicken breasts cut into small pieces2

  • Fresh coriander leaves with roots 1/4 cup

  • Fish sauce 2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies 3

  • Fresh red chillies 3

  • Lemon 1

  • Fresh basil leaves 15-18

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Chop coriander leaves with roots. Put chicken pieces in a deep non stick pan, add fish sauce and mix. Chop green and red chillies and add along with coriander leaves.

Step 2

Grate rind of ½ a lemon and add. Add coconut milk, basil leaves and salt and mix. Cook on medium heat till chicken is completely cooked. Alternatively you can cook it in an oven. Put the chicken mixture into individual ramekin moulds after adding coconut milk, basil leaves and salt. Cover and cook in a preheated oven at 180ºC for about 30 minutes.

Step 3

Serve hot with steamed jasmine rice.

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