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Skillet Coconut Cilantro Chicken

This Whole 30 approved dish is creamy and kicks a punch with a cilantro lime coconut milk gravy that covers the chicken. Serve with crispy potatoes for a complete meal.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Course: Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine: Chicken
Servings: 4 servigs
Author: Ashley McCrary


  • 4 chicken Breast
  • 3 tbsp coconut milk (unsweetened, canned)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 sweet onion (chopped)
  • 1 small red pepper (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp tapioca flour


  • Heat pan on high heat with olive oil
  • Add in chopped onions and red peppers. Sauté until tender
  • Add in chicken breast and cook for 5-6 minutes per side
  • Once chicken is almost done, add in chicken stock and cocnut milk.
  • Mix in seasonings (garlic, salt and pepper) and 2 tbsp of tapioca flour.
  • Whip the broth until it becomes a thick consitency.
  • Sprinkle with lime juice and fresh cilatnro. Serve warm and enjoy!