Coconut Creamed Chicken

Lately I’ve been having coconut fever and I don’t actually like real coconuts. Even if you dislike coconuts like me, the flavours and aroma from this chicken recipe is too divine for you not to give this a try.

8 Servings | Cooking time: Approximately 1 hour


  • 1kg chicken drumsticks and thighs(or about 8 pieces of chicken)
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp coconut cream (0ptional)
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 40g mixed chilles, sliced
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp minced garlic and ginger
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 2 knorr chicken cubes
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Pre heat oven to 180 degrees.
  • In a medium pot, heat coconut oil until melted.
  • Add sliced onions and mixed chillies and sauté for a few minutes.
  • Add coconut milk, coconut cream, all seasonings and stir well.
  • Cook on a medium heat for about 5 minutes and allow to cool down.
  • Place the chicken pieces in a bowl and pour over the coconut creamed sauce. Cover and the chicken to marinate from 1-24 hours.
  • Transfer marinated chicken onto an oven tray and cook at 180 degrees for 50 minutes to an hour.

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For further assistance making this recipe, comment below or contact me via email. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes:

  • Store coconut milk in the fridge for a few hours before use. This will allow the coconut milk to solidify.
  •  Adding coconut cream will thick the coconut sauce.
  • You can use any cuts of chicken for this recipe.

Nutritional Info (per serving): 429 Calories | 34.7 g  Protein | 3.2 g Carbs | 30.9 g Fat   * This may slightly differ depending on where you buy your ingredients from.


4 Comments Add yours

  1. Pia says:

    Looks so delicious! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. diywithjoy says:

      Thank you 😊

      Liked by 1 person

  2. mistimaan says:

    Looks too tasty……..will try it sure 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. diywithjoy says:

      Thank you! Definitely it is a try 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

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