Recipe and Photo by: Better Homes and Gardens
"The nutty, fruity, coconut-infused sauce adds a distinctive sweetness to boneless chicken breasts in this easy skillet recipe.
boneless skinless chicken breasts
ground black pepper
14-oz. can unsweetened coconut milk
coarsely chopped almonds
snipped dried apricots
finely shredded lemon peel
green onions, thinly bias sliced
1. Sprinkle chicken with the 1-1/2 teaspoon salt and black pepper.
2. In a large skillet cook chicken, half at a time, in hot butter over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, turning once. Remove chicken from skillet; cover and keep warm.
3. For sauce, add coconut milk to skillet, stirring to scrape up any browned bits. Bring to a simmer. In a small bowl combine water and cornstarch. Add to skillet, stirring constantly. Cook and stir until thickened. Stir in almonds, apricots, lemon peel, lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and cayenne pepper. Serve chicken with hot cooked rice and coconut sauce. Sprinkle with raisins and green onions. Makes 6 servings.
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