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Thai-Style Coconut Chicken Recipe

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This recipe for Thai-Style Coconut Chicken, by , is from The Ann Arbor 2nd Ward Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marissa Vellinga
Added: Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1 teaspoon grated lime peel
1 teaspoon grated gingerroot
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 fresh serrano chilies or 1 jalapeņo chili, seeded and finely chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 can (about 14 oz) coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
1 teaspoon packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 cup sugar snap pea pods
1 medium green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
Hot cooked jasmine or white rice, if desired

Directions:
Directions:
1. In nonstick wok or 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add chicken; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Add lime peel, gingerroot, garlic, chilies and cilantro; stir-fry 1 minute.
2. Pour coconut milk over chicken. Stir in brown sugar, salt, soy sauce, pea pods and bell pepper. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir into tomato.
3. Spoon into shallow serving bowls; top with basil. Serve with rice.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a Betty Crocker recipe and it is DELICIOUS!

 

 

 

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