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Coconut Milk and Thyme Braised Chicken - Delicious and easy to make one pot chicken dinner cooked in thyme-infused coconut milk and garlic.

Coconut Milk and Thyme Braised Chicken

Coconut Milk and Thyme Braised Chicken - Delicious and easy to make one pot chicken dinner cooked in thyme-infused coconut milk and garlic.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian
Keyword chicken dinner, coconut chicken, dinner recipes, keto chicken recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 482 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds of chicken pieces (I used boneless chicken thighs and drumsticks)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 thyme sprigs
  • 1 whole garlic bulb , separated into individual cloves and peeled
  • 1 can coconut milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
  2. Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat olive oil and butter in a dutch oven or any other heavy pot that is stovetop and oven safe.
  4. Add chicken pieces to the pot and cook for 4 minutes; flip and continue to cook for 4 minutes or until chicken is browned on all sides.
  5. Add thyme sprigs and garlic; cook and stir for 30 seconds.
  6. Add coconut milk, cover and bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour, or until chicken is cooked.
  7. Remove from oven and let stand several minutes.
  8. Serve.

Recipe Notes

WW SmartPoints: 10 

Nutrition Facts
Coconut Milk and Thyme Braised Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 482 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 216mg72%
Sodium 312mg13%
Potassium 698mg20%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Protein 64g128%
Vitamin A 265IU5%
Vitamin C 8.7mg11%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.