Sunday, 3 June 2012

RECIPE - COCONUT CHICKEN KA-POW!

Why our Coconut chicken KA-POW is good for you?


Coconuts - I have said it before and I will say it again; coconuts are a glory food! AMAZING TASTE! AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS! Click here to read more about them.


Lemon juice is high in vitamin C and it very alkalising on the body.


Chillies are a metabolic stimulator and contain high levels of the antioxidant betacarotene.


Garlic has anti fungal, antibacterial and anti-malignany properties and is a great defence against colds and flu.


Onions have potent anti fungal and antibacterial properties. They are also rich in vitamins A, B and C and in minerals including folic acid.


Spinach contains an enormous range of nutrients including chlorophyll, amino acids and fibre. as well as minerals; sodium, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sulfur, iron, zinc, manganese, iodine, copper and Vitamins C, B1, B2, B6, PP, E, K, folic acid, vitamin A. It is very low calories so eat it until your hearts content! Leafy greens should be organic if possible.


Chicken is a great source of protein. Also an excellent source of niacin and a good source of vitamin B6. Always buy organic, free range chicken... no excuses!


Ingredients
400ml home made coconut cream
finely grated zest and juice 1 lemon
1 tablespoon tamari sauce
1 tablespoon chilli flakes
1 garlic clove, crushed
500g Organic Chicken Breast
2 cup baby spinach leaves

1 spring onion finely chopped
Serve with steamed whole grain brown rice.

Method
1. In a large pan, combine coconut cream, lemon zest and juice, tamari sauce, chilli flakes and garlic. Bring to the boil, stirring.
2. Reduce heat to low and add chicken. Cover and simmer gently, 10-15 minutes, until chicken is cooked through when tested with a fork.
3. Transfer chicken to a plate. Stir spinach through poaching liquid. Simmer 1 minute.
4. Serve chicken on a bed of rice. Drizzle with poaching liquid.
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