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Exotic Coconut-Braised Chicken with Squash and Carrots

  • Gluten Free
  • Paleo
  • High Protein
  • Meat
  • Chicken

Experience the allure of this exotic coconut-braised chicken, infused with a delightful mix of flavors from tender squash and carrots, aromatic spices, and a touch of maple syrup sweetness. Finished with crunchy almond flakes and golden raisins, this dish

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  • Step 1

    Prepare vegetables: Peel and chop the carrot and squash. Place them in a saucepan, cover with water, bring to a boil, and cook until tender and easily pierced with a fork. Once cooked, drain the water.

  • Step 2

    Sear chicken: Heat olive oil in a frying pan over high heat. Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper, place them skin-side down in the pan, and sear until golden brown. Turn the chicken thighs and sear the other side until golden brown as well.

  • Step 3

    Cook onion and add sauce: Lower the heat to medium, add the chopped onion to the pan, and sauté until softened. Mix in the coconut milk, spices (such as cumin, paprika, and coriander), harissa paste (to taste), and maple syrup, combining everything well.

  • Step 4

    Combine ingredients: Add the cooked and drained carrot and squash to the pan with the chicken and sauce. Stir in almond flakes and golden raisins, ensuring all ingredients are well mixed.

  • Step 5

    Garnish and serve: Allow the dish to simmer for a few minutes for the flavors to meld. Then, distribute the coconut-braised chicken among serving bowls, garnish with chopped fresh parsley, and serve warm.

  • Ingredients

    Chicken Thighs (Skin On)

    Harissa Paste

    Use according to taste

    Coconut Milk

    Olive Oil

    1 tablespoon per person

    Brown Onion


    Butternut Squash




    Curry Powder

    Fresh Parsley


    Maple Syrup

    Golden Raisins

    Almond Flakes

    Coriander/Cumin Powder

Reviews (3)


4 out of 5 stars
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Good portion size and easy to make. Good recipe for a weekday dinner

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5 out of 5 stars
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So good! I needed to add more salt to the overall product. I also added some garlic. Would order again!

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4 out of 5 stars
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Loved the dish, could have been a bigger portion, but aside from that would order again

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