Chicken in Tomato-Coconut Sauce

chicken in coconut tomato sauce
chicken in coconut tomato sauce

Chicken in Tomato-Coconut Sauce

This is a quick and delicious dinner which I like to serve over rice with a side of broccoli.
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast cut into bite size pieces
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 roma tomatoes chopped
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fesh lime juice or more to taste


  • Season chicken with salt and pepper and saute in oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat until browned on both sides. Add onion, garlic and pepper flakes, and cook until onion is translucent.
  • Stir in tomatoes and coconut milk, and cook until tomatoes begin to break down, 5-6 minutes.
  • Add cilantro and lime juice, and simmer a couple minutes more. Season with salt if needed, and serve over rice.

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