Coconut Lime Skillet Chicken Recipe

Coconut Lime Skillet Chicken Recipe

How To Make Coconut Lime Skillet Chicken

A creamy coconut and lime sauce gives so much flavor to this skillet chicken recipe. This baked dish comes together quickly and is great on a weeknight.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 2tbspunsalted butter
  • 5chicken thighs
  • 1cupchicken stock
  • ½cupcoconut cream
  • 1tspginger paste
  • inchred pepper flakes
  • 3tbsplime juice,fresh squeezed


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. In an oven proof skillet, on medium-high heat, melt the butter.

  3. When the butter is hot, sear the chicken, skin side down, by cooking until brown and crispy.

  4. Flip chicken, and cook 1 to 2 minutes on the other side.

  5. Then remove chicken from pan, and set aside for a minute. Add the chicken stock, coconut cream, ginger paste, red pepper flakes, and lime juice to the butter drippings still in the pot. Whisk together until smooth and creamy.

  6. Bring to a boil, then add chicken back into the pan, and put the whole pan in the preheated oven and cook for approximately 20 to 25 minutes until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

  7. If you want to crisp up the skin of the chicken a little more, turn oven to broil, and broil 1 to 2 minutes until golden brown.

  8. Remove from oven and serve.


  • Calories: 566.37kcal
  • Fat: 45.57g
  • Saturated Fat: 19.19g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.22g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.06g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.63g
  • Fiber: 0.57g
  • Sugar: 0.92g
  • Protein: 34.06g
  • Cholesterol: 202.79mg
  • Sodium: 226.79mg
  • Calcium: 20.31mg
  • Potassium: 535.95mg
  • Iron: 1.97mg
  • Vitamin A: 83.91µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.56mg
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