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Coconut-Lime Chicken with Almond Dipping Sauce Recipe

October 1, 2015 ‐ Sylvaine HughsonPosted by ‐ Under: Recipes


Discover this delicious and exotic chicken entrée which can be prepared ahead of time and sautéed minutes before guests sit down to eat. This recipe blends together a beautiful and unique combination of tastes, textures, and healthy ingredients.  Enjoy!

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Coconut-Lime Chicken with Almond Dipping Sauce

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4


For Entree:

2 large organic chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch cubes

Virgin coconut oil, for sautéing

For Marinade:

2 tablespoons coconut milk

2 tablespoons lime juice

2 tablespoons wheat-free tamari

For Almond-Lime Dipping Sauce:

6 tablespoons organic raw almond butter

¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice

¼ cup coconut milk

1 to 2 tablespoons of wheat-free tamari

1 tablespoon agave nectar

1 to 2 cloves garlic, crushed


1. Place chicken breast in bowl and cover with ingredients for marinade.

2. Evenly distribute marinade over chicken and let sit for 20-30 minutes.

3. Heat a 10-inch skillet over medium high heat and add one tablespoon coconut oil.

4. Add chicken pieces and sauté for 3-5 minutes (or until chicken is cooked), stirring frequently.

5. Place all ingredients for dipping sauce into a bowl and whisk together until thick and well-combined.

6. Sauce can be warmed over the stove on low heat, if desired.

7. To serve, divide dipping sauce into four small bowls for each person to use.

~Courtesy of The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook by Alissa Segersten & Tom Malterre, MS, CN

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