Skip the guilt with this easy-to-make savory and delicious gluten free creamy coconut chicken with broccoli and bacon skillet recipe. [post contains affiliate links, which means we make a small commission, at NO additional cost to you, if a purchase is made. thanks for supporting north country nest!]
I think I’ve mentioned this a few times, but it might be worth repeating since today’s recipe is a delicious, yet odd combination of ingredients. When I put together a recipe to share, it almost always involves me raiding the fridge, freezer or pantry and seeing what we already have on hand. I am going to go ahead and assume that you don’t like extra trips to the grocery store either and the more I can make with what I already have, the happier I am.
Enter, today’s creamy coconut chicken with broccoli and bacon. It’s a spin-off from last winter’s creamy spinach and bacon spaghetti squash recipe, minus the spaghetti squash and spinach. Instead, I added chicken and broccoli and cooked it in a cast iron skillet instead of in the oven.
Overall, this one was a hit. It’s quite a bit different than the spaghetti squash recipe but still has that wonderful creamy coconut sauce.
Before we dive into the recipe, I thought it might be worth mentioning: we had this about two days after I put it together and it was even better than when I tasted it right outta the pan. There’s something about letting the flavors sit together that really adds a little something 🙂
Gluten Free Creamy Coconut Chicken with Broccoli and Bacon
Skip the guilt with this easy-to-make savory and delicious gluten free creamy coconut chicken with broccoli and bacon skillet recipe.
- 1 tbsp minced garlic
- 1/2 onion
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 can full fat coconut milk
- 1 cup cooked broccoli, chopped
- 4 cups chicken, chopped
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1 egg
- 3-4 strips bacon, chopped
- salt and pepper, to taste
In a cast iron skillet, add the oil, minced garlic and onion; brown
Add the remaining ingredients, stir and bring to simmer
Cover and let simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally
Serve by itself or over rice
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