Chicken with Coconut Cream Sauce

This fantastic 20-minute chicken recipe features tender and juicy chicken breasts, paired with a rich and creamy garlicky sauce. With just 5 ingredients + cooking oil, this dish comes together quickly and easily, making it perfect for a weeknight dinner or special occasion. Serve it with a side of rice / cauliflower rice or roasted vegetables for a complete meal that's sure to impress.
Chicken with Coconut Cream Sauce


  • 4 chicken breasts (small, pounded to even thickness)
  • 1/2 onion (chopped)
  • 10 cloves garlic (smashed with a knife)
  • 1 cup chicken broth (or water)
  • 1 cup coconut cream (I use solid part of canned coconut milk)
  • 3 tablespoons ghee
  • salt
  • pepper
Prep time:
3 minutes
Cook time:
20 minutes
Total time:
23 minutes
Yield: 4 servings | Prep time: 3 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Total time: 23 minutes


1. Heat half of the ghee in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken fillets for about 5 minutes per side, until cooked through. Transfer to a plate.

2. Add the rest of the ghee to the skillet. Add chopped onion and smashed garlic. Cook for about 5 minutes.

3. Add chicken broth (or water), stir and cook uncovered for another 5 minutes.
4. Add coconut cream, season the sauce with salt and pepper to taste and simmer for another 5 minutes.

5. Return the chicken to the pan to warm up.

Spoon the sauce over the chicken and serve.

Products I recommend for this recipe

Organic Chicken Breasts

Organic Chicken Breasts

Chicken Broth

Chicken Broth
Canned Coconut Milk

Canned Coconut Milk



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