Coconut Lime Chicken Fillets with Fried Rice

Coconut Lime Chicken Fillets with Fried Rice

Posted 2014-05-09 by HappyManfollow
The roasted chicken fillets are juicy and succulent with plenty of flavour pop from the lime and coconut. Fried rice is a perfect companion with such delicious chicken steak.

Preparation Time: 2 hours
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 2-3 servings


Chicken steak
700-800g chicken maryland fillet, skin on
1 tsp chicken powder
1/2 tsp ginger powder
4 tsp Thai premium anchovy/fish sauce
3 kaffir lime leaves, chopped into small strips
2 tsp fresh squeezed lime/lemon juice
5 tbsp fine desiccated coconut
Extra light olive cooking oil spray

Fried rice
3 cup cooked long-grain rice
2 eggs, beaten lightly
1 tsp chicken powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 cup iceberg lettuce strips
2 tbsp coconut/vegetable oil

To serve
Thai sweet chilli sauce (optional)
Fresh basil leaves (optional)
Cooked Asian greens (optional)


  • Marinate chicken fillets thoroughly on each side with chicken powder, ginger powder, anchovy/fish sauce, chopped lime leaves, squeezed lime juice and desiccated coconut.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  • Preheat oven to 180 & #8451 ; (fan-forced).
  • Spray some cooking oil evenly on a frypan over medium-high heat.
  • Pan fry each side of the marinated fillets for 3 minutes, with skin side facing down first.

  • Transfer to a roasting tray, with skin side facing up and bake in oven for 10-15 minutes depending on the thickness of the fillets, but don't overcook.

  • Meanwhile, heat coconut/vegetable oil on a frypan over medium-high heat, pour into cooked rice.

  • Add chicken powder, sea salt. Stir fry until the rice does not stick together, just a few minutes.

  • Then add beaten eggs, stir fry quickly to ensure every rice grain is coated in egg mixture.

  • Add chopped lettuce and give a final quick stir.

  • The roasted chicken should be ready.

  • Slice the roasted fillets, divide and arrange fried rice and sliced fillets on serving plates.

  • Garnish with some fresh basil leaves.

  • Best serve with some cooked Asian greens and a small plate of sweet chilli sauce on side .

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