Grilled Coconut Chicken

10
Ashley Muller

By
@ksmsmom

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!!

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This is a fantastic way to up the flavor in chicken breasts. The coconut milk marinade makes the chicken moist and flavorful. Once grilled, the chicken is so tender you can cut it with a fork. You taste hints of the nutmeg and cardamom from the marinade. We love the crunch from the toasted coconut in each bite. It's sweet, salty, and savory. Yum! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • 2 large
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 pinch
    salt
  • 2 pinch
    ground nutmeg
  • 2 pinch
    ground cardamom
  • 1 can(s)
    coconut milk, unsweetened (13.5 oz)
  • 1/4 c
    shredded, sweetened coconut, toasted

How to Make Grilled Coconut Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Pound the chicken breast flat to about 3/4".
  2. On both sides, sprinkle a few pinches of salt, nutmeg, and cardamom to each piece of chicken.
  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. Put under the broiler.
  5. Broil for a few minutes, stirring often, until toasted.
  6. Place chicken on grill. 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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