Coconut Sweet Chilli Chicken

This chicken dinner is wrapped up and ready in less than half an hour, and it delivers flavour in buckets: it’s creamy, rich and has a hint of sweetness and spice that makes it so darn good. Serve with rice or noodles and you’re all set.


Coconut Sweet Chilli Chicken

10 minutes
15 minutes

600g (1 lb 5 oz) chicken thigh fillets, quartered 

bottle Marion’s Kitchen Sticky Chilli Ginger Marinade (find out where to buy, or try my homemade sticky chilli ginger sauce recipe)

2 tbsp vegetable oil 

400ml (14 fl oz) can coconut milk

1 tbsp fish sauce 

1/3 cup fresh Thai or Italian basil leaves 

2 long red chillies, finely sliced 

lime wedges, to serve 

steamed rice, to serve 

  • Step 1

    Place the chicken in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of Marion’s Kitchen Sticky Chilli Ginger Marinade and toss to combine. 

  • Step 2

    Heat the oil in a large wok over high heat. Add the chicken and spread the pieces out. Allow to sear for 2 minutes or until golden brown on the first side. Then stir-fry and flip the pieces over. Sear for another 2-3 minutes to allow more colour to develop. 

  • Step 3

    Now add the coconut milk and the remaining marinade to the wok. Stir through the fish sauce. Slowly bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring every so often, or until the chicken is cooked through. 

  • Step 4

    Stir through the basil and red chillies. Serve with steamed rice and lime wedges. 

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What our customers say

5.0 out of 5 stars (based on 24 reviews)
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Really yummy

January 16, 2024

My whole family loved it! Might add a little more chicken and maybe some snow peas or broccolini next time. Definitely will be making it again

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Soo good

July 19, 2023

This is soo delicious even my fussy kids eat it!! I added Brocollini & Capsicum to make it a more complete meal. Highly recommend this one!

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Amazed. Family visitors raved and went back for seconds

July 13, 2023

Forgot to get some more Fish Sauce so it was missing that, but added some salt to balance.

I added potatoes chopped into chunks and pre-cooked in the microwave for 5, plus snow peas and green beans.

It is a great taste and will do it again, after I remember to re-stock the fish sauce.

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