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Island Coconut Chipotle Chicken

  • 3/4 cup coconut, toasted – divided
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 4 chicken breasts – boned and skinned
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp sugar (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp Art of Chipotle Chipotle Paste or to taste
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped for garnish or to taste

Toast coconut in a 300 degree oven watching closely, or in sauce pan, watching closely till toasted, stirring as needed. 

In a heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium high heat.  Add onions and saute until cooked through on one side, about 4-5 minutes.  Turn over and repeat.  Cook until juices run clear.

In a small bowl, mix 1/4 cup coconut, coconut milk, sugar and paste.  Pour over chicken and heat through.

Garnish with toasted coconut and cilantro leaves.

Nutritional Facts:  (Per serving)

505 calories, 208 calories from fat, 23.6 g total fat, 152.5 mg cholesterol, 340.6 mg sodium, 1050.4 mg potassium, 18.7 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 13 g sugar, 51.5 g protein.