Easy Keto Thai Skillet Chicken

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Easy Keto Thai Skillet Chicken

30 minutes
Calories 1120kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons ghee (or coconut oil, 30 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • 4 bone in chicken thighs (or coconut oil, 30 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • 2 cloves garlic (or coconut oil, 30 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • 1/3 cup white onion (or coconut oil, 30 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • 1 green pepper (or coconut oil, 30 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • 1 cup chicken stock (or coconut oil, 30 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • 1 cup coconut milk (or coconut oil, 30 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon curry paste (or coconut oil, 30 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 4 cups rice (or coconut oil, 30 g/ 1.1 oz)
  • red chili peppers
  • lime juice

Instructions

  • Trim the excess skin and fat off the thighs.
  • You can store the excess skin in the freezer and once you have enough, make Crispy Chicken Cracklings.
  •  Pat dry the chicken thighs and season with salt and pepper.
  •  Heat a large pan greased with a tablespoon of ghee or coconut oil over a high heat.
  • Once hot, add the chicken thighs in a single layer, skin side down.
  • Cook over a medium-high heat for 5 minutes.
  • Then, turn on the other side and cook for another 3 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside on a plate.
  • Grease the pan with the remaining ghee.
  • Add sliced onion and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes, until fragrant.
  • Add sliced green pepper and cook for another minute.
  • Pour in chicken stock and coconut milk.
  • Add Thai curry paste and lime juice.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place the chicken, skin side up, back in the pan and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Then, place the pan under a broiler to crisp up for 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool for 5 minutes.
  • Serve with cauliflower rice (steamed or pan-roasted), and optionally garnish with sliced chili peppers, lime juice and cilantro.

Nutrition

Calories: 1120kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:30:14.

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