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baked lemon chicken mushroom in coconut milk.

baked lemon chicken mushroom in coconut milk.

Baked lemon chicken mushroom in coconut milk.

 

Zesty lemon chicken baked in a coconut sauce with shitake mushrooms and garlic makes an easy sheet pan meal.

 

Grab a few chicken breasts on the way home to make this delicious shitake mushroom dinner that needs only a sheet pan to marinate and bake.

 

I’m using coconut milk to make the creamy lemon and garlic flavored sauce and a few spices to make this recipe dairy-free. 

 

baked lemon chicken. a delicious sheet pan dinner to the week.

 

Dinner becomes easy with

this zesty chicken recipe!

 

The coconut milk-based recipe is made with a whole lot of flavor to make the juiciest chicken breasts.

 

The baked chicken recipe with garlic and a few curry spices also makes the shitake mushrooms draw in these flavors making them bursts like little taste pods as you bite into them.

 

lemon-garlic chicken baked in a creamy coconut sauce. dinner done.

 

What should I serve with this

healthy baked lemon mushroom

chicken?

 

5 main carb dishes
you can serve with
the lemon chicken.

 

 

 

  • Serve with a platter of my stir-fried noodles which I make for my kids’ school lunch box. 

 

5 side-dishes to serve
with this chicken
dinner.

 

 

sheet pan dinner. an easy lemony mushroom chicken you'll love making for your family.

 

 

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baked lemon chicken mushroom in coconut milk. Zesty lemon chicken baked in a coconut sauce with shitake mushrooms and garlic makes an easy sheet pan meal. Grab a few chicken breasts on the way home to make this delicious shitake mushroom dinner that needs only a sheet pan to marinate and bake.

 

Utensils and appliances needed.

chopping board and knife.

A large tray or bowl.

You will need a large pan/sheet pan that can hold all the chicken parts without crowding

 

More chicken dinner recipes!

Stove-top grill pan chicken satay.

Stovetop middle eastern chicken kebabs.

Indian creamy chicken masala curry.

Chinese chicken Manchurian.

 

lemon chicken shitake mushroom bake.

Please make sure to read the recipe instructions carefully to avoid mistakes.

Ingredients

Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

4 boneless chicken breasts
1 large onion sliced fine
1/4 cup coconut milk
4 tablespoons of minced garlic

2 tablespoons of oil
3 tablespoons of lime or lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon of cumin powder
1/4 teaspoon chilli flakes
3 green chillies split in the middle(use any type of chillies, paprika works as well)
3 medium-sized tomato chopped
250g of shitake mushrooms

 

Method.

 

How to marinate the lemon chickens.

 

Wash, clean and pat dry the chicken breast, slice incisions over the chicken breast for the marinade to be absorbed.

 

Season with salt, lime, oil on to the chicken, rub the lime juice over the chicken thoroughly and set aside for 30 minutes to marinate.

 

 

How to bake the sheet pan

lemon garlic chicken.

 

Once the chicken is marinated for 30 minutes gently place them over the baking sheet.

 

In a small bowl, combine coconut milk, turmeric, cumin, minced garlic, chopped tomatoes, green chillies, red chilli flakes and combine well. 

 

Season with salt(sparingly)as the chicken is already marinated in salt and lime if you too much salt the shitake mushrooms will absorb them and they’ll turn too salty to consume.

 

Once you’ve carefully seasoned the coconut sauce with salt, pour it over the marinated chicken, gently roll the chicken in the thick coconut sauce, be thorough with this process, set aside for 5-7 minutes.

 

Add the shitake mushrooms to the chicken sheet pan.

Bake at 180C for 60 minutes or until the chicken turns golden and cooked through.

 

baked lemon chicken mushroom in coconut milk.

baked lemon chicken mushroom in coconut milk.
baked lemon chicken mushroom in coconut milk.

Zesty lemon chicken baked in a coconut sauce with shitake mushrooms and garlic makes an easy sheet pan meal.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Additional Time 45 minutes
Total Time 2 hours

Ingredients

  • Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 large onion sliced fine
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 4 tablespoons of minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 3 tablespoons of lime or lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 3 green chillies split in the middle(use any type of chillies, paprika works as well)
  • 3 medium-sized tomato chopped
  • 250g of shitake mushrooms

Instructions

    HOW TO MARINATE THE LEMON CHICKENS.

    Wash, clean and pat dry the chicken breast, slice incisions over the chicken breast for the marinade to be absorbed.

    Season with salt, lime, oil on to the chicken, rub the lime juice over the chicken thoroughly and set aside for 30 minutes to marinate.

    HOW TO BAKE THE SHEET PAN

    LEMON GARLIC CHICKEN.

    Once the chicken is marinated for 30 minutes gently place them over the baking sheet.

    In a small bowl, combine coconut milk, turmeric, cumin, minced garlic, chopped tomatoes, green chillies, red chilli flakes and combine well. 

    Season with salt(sparingly)as the chicken is already marinated in salt and lime if you too much salt the shitake mushrooms will absorb them and they’ll turn too salty to consume.

    Once you’ve carefully seasoned the coconut sauce with salt, pour it over the marinated chicken, gently roll the chicken in the thick coconut sauce, be thorough with this process, set aside for 5-7 minutes.

    Add the shitake mushrooms to the chicken sheet pan.

    Bake at 180C for 60 minutes or until the chicken turns golden and cooked through.

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    Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    4

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 368Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 104mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 4gSugar: 7gProtein: 42g
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    Nya

    Wednesday 24th of February 2021

    Extremely difficult to follow this recipe. The information is all over the place. Onion is listed in the ingredients but not in the instructions. Hope it tastes good and it's worth the frustration.

    Melissa

    Friday 11th of October 2019

    Wow! This recipe combines so many of my favovrite things. I can't wait to try it. I never thought to add lemon with mushrooms.

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