Spicy Chicken with Coconut Lime Sauce

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Such a wonderful dish over rice or couscous

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 45 min

Serves: 4


* 4 chicken thighs
* 4 chicken drumsticks
* 3 tablespoons peanut oil
* 1/2 cup sliced green onions
* 1/2 cup salsa
* 1 tablespoon minced garlic
* 2 dried red hot peppers
* 1 teaspoon curry powder
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
* 1 can (13.5 oz.) coconut milk
* 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
* 3 cups cooked rice
* lime slices
* red hot peppers
* 1/2 cup grated coconut


In large nonstick frypan, place oil over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook about 5 minutes to brown on all sides; remove from frypan and keep warm. To frypan, add onions, salsa, garlic, peppers, curry powder, salt and pepper; cook about 2 minutes, stirring, until onion is browned. Return chicken to pan; pour coconut milk and lime juice over chicken. Simmer on low heat about 30 minutes or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease. Remove and discard peppers. On serving platter, place rice and arrange chicken mixture on top. Garnish with lime slices and red hot peppers. Sprinkle lightly with coconut and pass remainder.


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