Braised Chicken Thighs in Tomato and Coconut Broth Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Modified: May 2, 2022

The versatility of chicken thighs makes it one of the meats that you can braise whether bone-in or boneless. In this recipe, your braised chicken thighs comes with tomato and coconut broth! These ingredients provides the dish a stew-like consistency with a fragrant and spice-infused flavor.

Braised Chicken Thighs in Tomato and Coconut Broth Recipe

Braised Chicken Thighs in Tomato and Coconut Broth

A fragrant and spice-infused braised chicken thigh dish, best served over some steamed rice!

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 55 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2 lb chicken thighs, bone in & skin on
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • oz red onions, sliced thinly
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 ginger, (2 inch piece), peeled, minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp chili flakes
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 14 oz tomatoes, canned, diced or crushed
  • 8 oz coconut cream, canned
  • 3 tbsp cilantro , leaves and stems, roughly chopped
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste

To Serve:

  • 1 cup steamed rice
  • ¼ tsp green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon wedges, or lime wedges

Instructions

  1. In a deep skillet or Dutch oven over medium heat, heat up the oil. Add chicken thighs and sear for roughly 5 minutes per side until golden on all sides. Set aside.
  2. Add the onions in the same skillet or Dutch oven and saute for roughly 5 minutes or until translucent.
  3. Add garlic, ginger, chili, cumin, coriander, and cinnamon. Saute briefly until garlic turns translucent and spices become fragrant.
  4. Add tomatoes and coconut cream. Stir until combined.
  5. Reduce heat to low and add the chicken back. Simmer for roughly 20 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked and broth has been reduced to at least a half.
  6. When the broth has reduced, add cilantro and stir.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and adjust accordingly.
  8. Portion accordingly and serve with steamed rice, lemon wedge, and garnish with green onions.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 9g
  • :
  • Calcium: 134mg
  • Calories: 1681kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 51g
  • Cholesterol: 445mg
  • Fat: 130g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Iron: 8mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 17g
  • Potassium: 2004mg
  • Protein: 83g
  • Saturated Fat: 67g
  • Sodium: 380mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 2218IU
  • Vitamin C: 43mg
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