Coconut Lime Chicken Brazil

  • Yield: servings


2tablespoons fruity olive oil
1tablespoon unsalted butter
2-- (6 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in half
1teaspoon poultry seasoning
1-- large, sweet onion, diced
1-- yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced
8whole (peeled) garlic cloves
4-- (medium sized) tomatoes, chopped
-- (tomatoes can be seeded, if desired)
3/4cup coconut milk
1/4cup chicken stock (or broth)
2-- green onions, sliced into thin rings
2-- red chiles, sliced into thin rings
1/4cup freshly chopped cilantro
2tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4cup golden raisins
2teaspoons freshly grated lime zest
4cups cooked sticky rice


Heat olive oil and butter in a 12-14" (high-sided) skillet to medium high. Sprinkle chicken with poulrty seasoning and add to skillet. Brown for 2 minutes per side than add onion, yellow pepper and garlic cloves. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook for 10 minutes.
Transfer chicken to a plate and stir in tomatoes, coconut milk, chicken stock, green onion, red chilis, cilantro and lime juiice. Return chicken to pan and continue to cook for an additional 8-10 minutes until chicken has cooked through. Divide rice between 4 warmed dinner plates. Remove chicken and slice at an angle; place on top of rice. Stir raisins into tomato mixture and spoon onto chicken. Sprinkle with lime zest and serve extra lime wedges on the side.
Yield: 4 servings.