Thai Coconut Chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 small chili pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup coconut milk
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  1. Combine garlic, chili pepper, ginger, cilantro, lime zest and juice, soy sauce and brown sugar in a food processor and pulse several times to chop.
  2. Add coconut milk and pulse to combine.
  3. Set sauce aside.
  4. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  5. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat, add chicken and sauté until just cooked through, 4-5 minutes per side.
  6. Add sauce to pan and simmer until thickened, about 5-10 minutes.
  7. Serve chicken and sauce over rice.
  8. Serves 4.