Coconut Lime Chicken Skillet
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Delightful combination of flavors, and it cooks quickly for a busy weeknight meal. Don’t add the coconut milk to the freezer meal bag, instead add it at the time of cooking for a perfectly creamy sauce. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - large boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 - Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 1/2 - small red onion(s)
  • 1 - cup(s) chicken stock
  • 2 - Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 - cup(s) coconut milk**
  • Garnish: - chopped cilantro**
  • Garnish: - crushed red pepper**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cut the chicken breasts into bite-size pieces.
  2. Seed and finely chop the red bell pepper. Chop the red onion.
  3. In a large skillet, add the olive oil and saute the chicken pieces for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the chopped red bell peppers, chopped red onions, chicken stock, lime juice and bring to bubbling. Let simmer for a few minutes and then stir in the coconut milk. Cover with lid, reduce heat to low and let simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  4. Prepare the salad.
  5. Serve Coconut Lime Chicken Skillet with garnishes and side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Cut 4 chicken breasts into bite-size pieces.
  2. Seed and finely chop 2 red bell peppers. Chop 1 red onion.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the chicken breast pieces
  • Half of the chopped red bell peppers
  • Half of the chopped red onion
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • Do NOT add coconut milk to freezer bag.

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes. Transfer all of the content from the freezer bag to large skillet or saucepan, start to cook over medium low heat. Once the sauce begins to bubble, swirl in the coconut milk, cover with lid and let simmer on low for 10 to 15 minutes, or until chicken is cooked.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Coconut Lime Chicken Skillet

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add to skillet or saucepan and cook over medium low heat. Once the sauce begins to bubble, swirl in the coconut milk, cover with lid and let simmer on low for 10 to 15 minutes, or until chicken is cooked. Stir often.
Serve with cilantro and crushed red pepper garnish and side salad.

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