Creamy Coconut Milk Chicken Recipe

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This Creamy Coconut Milk Chicken Recipe is delicious, healthy, made in one pan and best of all ready in only 35 minutes! You’ll love this stellar combination of delicate coconut milk, perfectly cooked chicken breasts, and exotic spices! Forget take-out, this is about to become your new family favorite.

Creamy Coconut Milk Chicken Recipe

Creamy Coconut Milk Chicken Recipe

Creamy Coconut Milk Chicken Recipe

This Creamy Coconut Milk Chicken Recipe is delicious, healthy, made in one pan and best of all ready in only 35 minutes! You’ll love this stellar combination of delicate coconut milk, perfectly cooked chicken breasts, and exotic spices! Forget take-out, this is about to become your new family favorite.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, (1-inch to 1-1/2 inch thick)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked or sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, (If you like spicy food, use 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper. If you don't like spicy food, omit the cayenne pepper.)
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 yellow onion, finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups seeded and diced tomatoes, (or use 1 can (14 ounces) diced tomatoes, well drained)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) unsweetened, lite coconut milk
  • chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
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