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Gluten Free Coconut Chicken

This dish has a comfort food feeling to it. It’s made completely with Nutiva Organic coconut products, making it dairy and gluten free.


  • 1 pound Chicken Breast or Cutlets (boneless and cut into bite size pieces)
  • 3 tbsp Nutiva Organic Virgin Coconut Oil (divided) Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 6 tsp Nutiva Organic Coconut Flour (divided) Organic Coconut Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt (divided)
  • Pinch Black Pepper, ground
  • 1 White Onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 12 oz Coconut Milk
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Basil
  • 2 cups Rice (cooked for serving)


  1. Warm 1 tbsp of coconut oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  2. In a medium bowl toss chicken with 3 tsp of coconut flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper.
  3. Add chicken to skillet and cook stirring occasionally until all sides are brown and is cooked thoroughly.
  4. Add in onions and garlic and cook until onions are tender, about 5 minutes.
  5. In a skillet melt 2 tbsp of coconut oil. Then whisk in the remaining 3 tsp of coconut flour to make a Coconut Roux (“roo”).
  6. Add coconut milk and then whisk in cornstarch. Add to skillet with basil and remaining salt and stir until combined.
  7. Add your meat, onion, and garlic mixture.
  8. Cook for another 3-4 minutes until sauce has thickened.
  9. Serve over rice or coconut rice.


Made With Nutiva

Organic Coconut Flour
Organic Coconut Flour

Certified gluten-free, its rich texture and natural sweetness make Nutiva Organic Coconut Flour great for baking

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Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
Organic Virgin Coconut Oil

Cold-pressed and never refined, rich in lauric acid and versatile in your kitchen

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