Island Chicken

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 15-oz. cans coconut milk
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat and sear chicken 3 to 5 minutes per side until golden.
  • In a large slow cooker, add chicken and remaining ingredients (onion through pepper) cook on low for 8 hours until chicken is cooked through.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed broccoli.
VEGETARIAN: Use non-breaded faux chicken patties instead of chicken thighs and adjust cook time if necessary.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure chicken broth and coconut milk is gluten free.
NUTRITION: 305 Calories; 28g Fat (78.9% calories from fat); 7g Protein; 10g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 2mg Cholesterol; 193mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 5 1/2 Fat.
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