Grilled Coconut Chicken

Ashley Muller


So this is a twist I took from a deep fried coconut breaded recipe. I wanted a healthier style of chicken and this is what I came up with. It is so moist and delish!!


★★★★★ 2 votes



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  • 2 large
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 pinch
  • 2 pinch
    ground nutmeg
  • 2 pinch
    ground cardamom
  • 1 can(s)
    coconut milk, unsweetened
  • 1/4 c
    shredded, sweetened coconut, toasted

How to Make Grilled Coconut Chicken


  1. Pound the chicken breast flat to about 3/4".
  2. Sprinkle a few pinches of salt, nutmeg & cardamom to each piece of chicken, on both sides.
  3. Place chicken flat in a Ziploc bag. Add coconut milk and let marinate 4-5 hours.
  4. Preheat grill on high. Place shredded coconut on cookie sheet.
  5. Put under the broiler for a few minutes, stirring often, until toasted.
  6. Place chicken on grill and cook about 5-9 minutes on each side depending on your grill.
  7. Remove from grill, plate, cut in half and top each piece of chicken with a bit of the toasted coconut.

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About Grilled Coconut Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy

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