Coconut Chicken with Green Beans Recipe -
Coconut Chicken with Green Beans Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Coconut Chicken with Green Beans

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    35 mins


  1. Heat coconut milk in a large saucepan over low heat. Simmer green beans in coconut milk until soft, about 10 minutes.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir chicken and onion in hot oil until the chicken pieces are no longer pink in the center, about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir chicken mixture into the green bean mixture; cook together for 2 minutes. Transfer to a serving platter.
  4. Melt coconut butter and almond butter together in a saucepan over low heat; drizzle over chicken and green beans.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • Replace the green beans with 9 cups spinach for another side dish option.

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Mar 09, 2015

I have to be the dissenting vote here. I see that someone recommended an extra can of coconut milk - that would be fine but for me I felt there was a sufficient amount of coconut milk. BUT the whole thing was just so bland. The picture provided is clearly not this recipe as it is given, as a simple scan through the ingredients will uncover nothing to make the sauce a beautiful curry yellow nor anything with the color red (although you could easily add your own red peppers). I actually added some shredded coconut in an attempt to make the coconut flavor a little stronger - because really, it's just coconut milk, onion, green beans and chicken. (I did add garlic but that didn't save it either) So in the end, it's not horrible, it's just very boring, and a recipe I won't make again.

Jan 27, 2015

This recipe was good but I had to add some extras to make it even better. First of all I used two cans of coconut milk because one wasn't enough and the chicken would had been dry if I hadn't done so. Then I added two cloves of garlic and a half of a red pepper, I seasoned the chicken with salt and pepper and added more salt to the creamy coconut milk. We ate it with white rice and it was very enjoyable. Yummy!


5 Ratings

Jan 19, 2015

This was very good! I served it over rice. I did add garlic.

Dec 07, 2014

I added some garlic. I served over steam white rice. Delicious!


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  • Calories
  • 593 kcal
  • 30%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 24.5 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 88 mg
  • 29%
  • Fat
  • 39.5 g
  • 61%
  • Fiber
  • 9.7 g
  • 39%
  • Protein
  • 41.1 g
  • 82%
  • Sodium
  • 154 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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