Thai-Style Coconut Chicken with Snow Peas

Thai-style Coconut Chicken With Snow Peas Recipe

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Vickie Parks


I've seen this same recipe on several websites, and they're all good and differ mostly in the herbs and liquids used to make the broth. In this recipe, the light coconut milk, ginger and zesty lime give this quick chicken dish a distinct Thai kick.


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  • 1 c
    jasmine rice or long-grain white rice
  • 1 (14-oz) can(s)
    light coconut milk
  • 1 c
    low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 4 thin slice
    fresh ginger
  • 2 strips
    fresh lime peel (each 3 inches long)
  • 1 lb
    skinless, boneless chickenbreasts, cut into 1/2-inch wide strips
  • 6 oz
    (2 cups) snow peas, strings removed
  • 1 Tbsp
    reduced-sodium fish sauce
  • 1/4 c
    fresh cilantro leaves, loosely packed
  • 1 large
    lime, quartered (to make 4 lime wedges, for garnish)

How to Make Thai-Style Coconut Chicken with Snow Peas


  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, stir together coconut milk, broth, cornstarch, ginger, and lime peel; heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Boil 1 minute.
  3. Add chicken and snow peas to skillet; cover and cook 4 to 5 minutes longer or until chicken loses its pink color throughout. Remove skillet from heat; stir in fish sauce and cilantro. Serve with rice and lime wedges.

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About Thai-Style Coconut Chicken with Snow Peas

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Thai
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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