Brazilian Chicken With Coconut Milk Sauce Recipe

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Brazilian Chicken With Coconut Milk Sauce
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  1. In a medium bowl, mix the cumin, cayenne pepper, turmeric, and coriander.
  2. Place the chicken in the bowl, season with salt and pepper, and rub on all sides with the spice mixture.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  4. Place the chicken in the skillet.
  5. Cook 10 to 15 minutes on each side, until no longer pink and juices run clear.
  6. Remove from heat and set aside.
  7. Heat the remaining olive oil in the skillet.
  8. Cook and stir the onion, ginger, jalapeno peppers, and garlic 5 minutes, or until tender.
  9. Mix in the tomatoes and continue cooking 5 to 8 minutes.
  10. Stir in the coconut milk.
  11. You may add additional salt and/or pepper to the sauce, if desired.
  12. Serve over the chicken.
  13. Garnish with the parsley.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 354.31 Kcal (1483 kJ)
Calories from fat 144.61 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.07g 25%
Cholesterol 139.24mg 46%
Sodium 769.11mg 32%
Potassium 904.54mg 19%
Total Carbs 6.95g 2%
Sugars 3.12g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1.74g 7%
Protein 48.5g 97%
Vitamin C 19.2mg 32%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 34.1mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 105.45 Kcal (441 kJ)
Calories from fat 43.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.78g 25%
Cholesterol 41.44mg 46%
Sodium 228.89mg 32%
Potassium 269.2mg 19%
Total Carbs 2.07g 2%
Sugars 0.93g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0.52g 7%
Protein 14.44g 97%
Vitamin C 5.7mg 32%
Iron 0.3mg 5%
Calcium 10.2mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.1
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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