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Thai Coconut Chicken Skillet with Asian Slaw. This Thai coconut chicken skillet is super sticky and full of flavour. Served with a refreshing Asian slaw it's the perfect weeknight dinner! #thaifood #recipe #skillet #chicken
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Sticky Thai Coconut Chicken Skillet with Asian Slaw

This Thai coconut chicken skillet is super sticky and full of flavour. Served with a refreshing Asian slaw it's the perfect weeknight dinner! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 494kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 Chicken Thighs skinless and boneless
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Sweet Chilli Sauce
  • 60 ml Rice Vinegar
  • 60 ml Coconut Milk
  • 3 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 3 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 tbsp Peanut Butter
  • 1 tsp Ginger grated
  • 1 Lime juiced
  • 1/2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • Bunch Fresh Coriander (cilantro) chopped
  • Sticky Rice to serve

For the Slaw

  • 2 Carrots peeled and grated
  • 1 Red Pepper finely chopped
  • 1 Red Onion finely sliced
  • 1 Red Chilli finely chopped
  • 1/4 White Cabbage shredded
  • 3 tbsp Fish Sauce
  • 3 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 2 tsp Caster Sugar
  • Handful Fresh Coriander (cilantro) chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in an oven proof skillet and cook the chicken for a couple of minutes on either side. Remove and place on a plate. 
  • Whisk together the sweet chilli sauce, rice vinegar, coconut milk, brown sugar, garlic, peanut butter, ginger, lime juice and soy sauce. Pour the sauce into the skillet. Bring to the boil and then simmer for a minute then return the chicken to the skillet and coat with the sauce. Place in the oven and cook for 10-15 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
  • While the chicken is cooking make the slaw by mixing together all the ingredients and tossing throughly. Serve the chicken and slaw with sticky rice.

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Nutrition

Calories: 494kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 1416mg | Potassium: 713mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 6280IU | Vitamin C: 87.7mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 2.3mg