Chicken in Coconut Milk (Martinique, Caribbean)

Recipe by twissis
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat peanut oil in a lrg deep skillet & add chicken quarters (or breasts). Fry gently over moderate heat till all chicken surfaces are golden brown, turning occ in the oil. Remove chicken & set aside.
  • Add onions, garlic & chile to the skillet & fry gently till soft (about 5 minutes). Do not allow onion to brown ~ it should be only lightly colored.
  • Return chicken to the skillet & pour in the coconut milk. Sprinkle w/saffron & season w/salt & pepper. Stir well & simmer gently for 30-40 min till the chicken is cooked + tender & the sauce has thickened & somewhat reduced. Serve immediately w/boiled rice, a ladle of sauce over the chicken & rice & sprinkled w/fresh parsley.
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