Creamy Coriander Chicken Recipe -
Creamy Coriander Chicken Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Creamy Coriander Chicken

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"This dish gets its flavor from both the leaves and seeds of the coriander plant. Ground coriander seasons the chicken while coriander leaves, better known as cilantro leaves in the United States, accent the creamy sauce."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    25 mins


  1. Combine coriander, garlic salt, turmeric and 1 tablespoon cornstarch; pat onto chicken.
  2. Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Saute chicken 3-4 minutes per side until golden and cooked through. Remove chicken to platter; tent with foil.
  3. Steam sugar snap peas in a separate pan about 3 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
  4. Meanwhile, combine broth, wine, cilantro, and remaining 1 tablespoon cornstarch; add to skillet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cook 1 minute. Stir in cream. Serve over chicken with sugar snap peas and couscous or rice, if desired.
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  • Note
  • If using chicken breasts, slice each piece in half horizontally to make flat, thin pieces.

Reviews More Reviews

Jun 22, 2009

This is really good! I used fresh cilantro for the sauce. Otherwise made as written (and threw a few grated carrots in with the snap peas). I served this with roasted new potatoes and like the way it all went together. Thanks!

Nov 09, 2009

This was delicious and looked very pretty on the serving platter. Thank you for this unique dish which we will be enjoying again!


4 Ratings

Jun 29, 2009

Very tasty. Very pretty. Very quick and easy to make. The 25 minute timeline is accurate and that's a great turn around time for a dish that looks this pretty and tastes this good. The flavors are subtle and I did add a little salt to the finished product. I also used fresh cilantro in the sauce like the previous reviewer. The chicken cutting (vs. pounding) tip was very helpful, a much less messy way to thin the chicken breasts.

Jul 14, 2009

This was very tasty and gourmet looking. I had whole coriander seeds so I had to crush them with my motar and pestle so it probably wasn't as smooth as the purchased kind. I also had fresh cilantro on hand instead of jarred. Loved the end product and will probably make again in the future.


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  • Calories
  • 309 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.5 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 106 mg
  • 35%
  • Fat
  • 11.9 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 30.9 g
  • 62%
  • Sodium
  • 276 mg
  • 11%

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

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