Seared Coconut-Lime Chicken with Snap Pea Slaw

Seared Coconut-Lime Chicken with Snap Pea Slaw

Published by Wonder Laboratories on Feb 11th 2020

Add some zest to your dinner with this delicious (and healthy) Seard Coconut-Lime Chicken. Packed with some great vitamins and minerals, plus the added benefits of sesame and coconut oils as well. Add some spice to this with an added freash Pico de Gallo to really take this recipe south of the border.


  • 2 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 10 oz. snap peas, strings removed and sliced thinly
  • 4 oz. snow peas, thinly sliced
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 8-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. coconut cream
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1/2 c. cilantro


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together sesame oil, grated ginger, 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add snap peas, snow peas and scallions, and toss to combine.
  2. Cut each breast in half to make 4 thin cutlets, then pound to 1/4 inch thick. Heat oil in a large skillet on medium-high. Season chicken with 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper and cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. Plate chicken as it is cooked. Remove pan from heat and stir in the coconut cream and 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice, scraping up any browned bits. Ladle over chicken on plates.
  3. Mix in cilantro into pea slaw and serve on top of chicken.

Vitamins and Nutrients in Recipe:

  • Vitamin A: Vitamin A promotes good vision and is important for growth, development, and immune function.
  • Biotin: Biotin plays an important role in fat and protein metabolism.
  • Vitamin K1: Vitamin K is important for blood coagulation and can promote bone health.
  • Potassium: An essential mineral, potassium plays an important role in controlling blood pressure.
  • Vitamin B6: Vitamin B6 is involved in the conversion of food into energy.
  • Folate: Also known as folic acid, it's important in fetal development.
  • Calcium: This essential mineral not only helps to build bones and help to maintain them, but assists with the process that enables our blood to clot and muscles to contract.
  • Phosphorous: This mineral is the second most bountiful in your body behind calcium. Your body uses Phosphorous to support the regulation of many body functions like repairing cells and tissue and filtering out waste from your body.
  • Zinc: This mineral is know for helping to regulate your immune system and response, support your bodies natural ability to heal wounds, and assist your body in other areas as well.
  • Selenium: This mineral assists your body with cognitive functions and fertility.
  • Vitamin E: This vitamin helps to protect your cells from damage and can support a longer cell life for your body, and can enable capillary growth for supporting your hair and hair growth.
  • Vitamin B1: Also known as Thiamin, helps to support your nervous system, muscles, heart, stomach, and intestines. It also assists with the natural flow of electrolytes in and out of your muscle and nerve cells.
  • Manganese: This mineral is a strong antioxidant that helps with inflammation and plays a role in assisting with blood sugar regulation.
  • Medium-Chain Triglycerides: Also known as MCT's or Caprylic Acid, Capric Acid, and Lauric Acid, these acids are just now being studied for their health benefits in your cognitive functions, cholesterol levels, blood sugar levels, and weight management.
  • Vitamin C: Also know as ascorbic acid, vitamin c is essential to the growth, repair, and development of all tissues in the body, as well as involved in many functions from your immune system to the formation of collagen in your body.
  • Magnesium: Magnesium is important in the proper growth and maintenance of bones, as well as the proper functioning of muscles, nerves and other body parts.

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