We all have our favorite recipes that make us drool, but few recipes can rival the flavor sensations generated by Coconut Chicken Chinese. From the unique combination of spices to the unusual cooking method, this recipe is sure to take you on a culinary journey unlike any other.
This Chinese chicken dish is steeped in cultural and religious significance, with its flavorful blend of ingredients deriving from ancient Buddhist traditions. Coconut chicken Chinese is a perfect blend of sweet and salty flavors, with savory chicken pieces coated in a succulent sauce of coconut milk, spices and honey. This savory dish is a must try for anyone seeking a tantalizing fusion of flavors.
To prepare this dish, you will need skinless chicken breasts, coconut milk, honey, shallots, garlic and a variety of Asian spices. Start by marinating the chicken in freshly ground spices, garlic and a mixture of coconut milk and honey to create an incredibly flavorful marinade. Once the chicken has marinated, it is cooked in a spicy coconut-based sauce which simultaneously flavors and tenderizes the chicken. Once cooked, the dish is topped with fresh coriander and toasted sesame seeds for the perfect combination of sweet and savory flavors.
The unique mix of flavors in this dish makes it a delight for any palate. Its combination of sweet and sour flavors can be compared to other famous Chinese dishes such as Kung Pao Chicken or Sweet and Sour Pork, yet it remains its own special dish. This dish is not only flavorful and simple to prepare, but it also has an incredibly high nutritional value due to the coconut milk, honey and spices.
Whether you’re a novice or a master chef, Coconut Chicken Chinese is sure to delight your taste buds and become one of your go-to recipes. Just be sure to have plenty of freshly baked buns and brown basmati rice at the ready for a delicious accompaniment. Bon appetit!
Coconut Chicken Chinese
– 4-6 skinless chicken breasts
– 3/4 cup coconut milk
– 3 tablespoons honey
– 4 shallots, diced
– 4 garlic cloves, minced
– 2 teaspoons fresh ground cumin
– 2 teaspoons fresh ground ginger
– 1 teaspoon ground coriander
– 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
– 2 tablespoons fresh chopped coriander
– 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
1. In a shallow dish mix together coconut milk, honey, garlic, shallots, cumin, ginger, coriander, and turmeric.
2. Add the chicken breasts and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
4. Place the chicken breasts in a lightly greased baking dish and pour the reserved marinade over the chicken.
5. Bake for 25-30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and lightly browned.
6. Serve immediately, topped with fresh chopped coriander and toasted sesame seeds.