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Curried Coconut Chicken for Two Recipe

Curried Coconut Chicken for Two Recipe

Looking for a new way to fix chicken breasts? This five-ingredient recipe is a nice change of pace. It’s sweet, savory and a little exotic. Serve it over rice or couscous.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 4 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves, warmed


  • 1. Place butter in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the coconut and curry powder. Dip chicken in butter, then coat with coconut mixture.
  • 2. Place in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish; sprinkle with salt. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Serve with preserves. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/4 cup preserves: 563 calories, 20g fat (13g saturated fat), 114mg cholesterol, 377mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 2g fiber), 36g protein.

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.