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- A savory/sour chicken dish
Serves/Makes:4 or more
- 4 or more boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) soy sauce
- 1 13-1/2 oz (378 grm). can light coconut milk
- 3/4 cup (175 ml) cider vinegar
- 8 gloves garlic (or more), peeled and minced
- 4 bay leaves
- 2 tsp (10 ml) pepper
- 2 green onions, sliced thin
- Serving suggestion:
- cooked rice
- Pound chicken breasts with a kitchen mallet until about 1/2" thick. Cut into serving sized pieces.
- In a medium sized bowl, marinate chicken in soy sauce for 1/2 to 1 hour.
- Prepare a 12" nonstick skillet with a small amount of oil or vegetable spray, as desired.
- Heat skillet over medium-high heat.
- Quickly remove chicken from bowl, saving marinade, and place chicken in heated skillet.
- Cook, turning occasionally, until chicken has browned.
- While chicken is cooking whisk coconut milk, vinegar, garlic, bay leaves, and pepper into the soy sauce.
- Add mixture to chicken in pan and bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered for about 20 minutes turning chicken occasionally to keep it moist.
- Transfer chicken to a platter and cover.
- Remove bayleaves from skillet and cook sauce at medium-high heat until thickened, about 5-7 minutes.
- Return chicken to the pan to warm.
- Serve chicken over cooked rice topped with extra sauce and sliced green onions.
- Adapted from a recipe in Cooks Illustrated, March-April 2012.
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