Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken is a Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Low Carb, Paleo, crock pot or grill freezer meal! We love the zippy flavor!

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken is so easy to make several bags up ahead of time, keep in the freezer and then pull out when you want to eat it.  

The original recipe is for the grill and it is great that way, but winter cooking does not always make grilling convenient or even possible.  I recently put it in the crock pot instead of grilling and it was great cooked that way too. 

We prefer white meat but you can certainly use any cut of chicken you would like. 

It is just a little spicy and goes great with plain vegetables or a rice dish.  I love that it is made with healthy ingredients.  I adapted my recipe from paleoleap.

This recipe has it all

Ingredients:

2 pounds chicken breasts

2 tsp minced garlic

1 tsp ground turmeric

2 Tbsp chili powder

2 tsp ground cumin

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

2 cups coconut milk 1 13.5 oz can plus a little water to make 2 cups

2 Tbsp lemon juice

 

Directions:

Make buttermilk with the coconut milk and lemon juice by combining and letting sit for 5 minutes.

Add the rest of the ingredients except chicken to the buttermilk.

Stir to combine

Label your gallon ziplock freezer bag. Add chicken to bag and pour buttermilk mixture over.

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken

Squish it together with your hands from the outside of the bag to coat the chicken well. Seal bag with as much air pushed out as possible. Freeze or let sit in refrigerator for at least 4 hours before cooking.

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken

When you are ready to cook it, thaw at least mostly for the crock pot or if grilling, thaw thoroughly.

This is a true “dump meal”. Dump it in a greased crock pot.

Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken

If you are grilling; remove chicken from marinade and grill 15-20 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Time to cook will depend on how thick your pieces are.

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken

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Yield: 8 servings

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken is a Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Low Carb, Paleo, crock pot or grill freezer meal! We love the zippy flavor!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 cups coconut milk 1 13.5 oz can plus a little water to make 2 cups
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Make buttermilk with the coconut milk and lemon juice by combining and letting sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients except chicken to the buttermilk.
  3. Stir to combine
  4. Label your gallon ziplock freezer bag. Add chicken to bag and pour buttermilk mixture over.
  5. Squish it together with your hands from the outside of the bag to coat the chicken well. Seal bag with as much air pushed out as possible. Freeze or let sit in refrigerator for at least 4 hours before cooking.
  6. When you are ready to cook it, thaw at least mostly for the crock pot or if grilling, thaw thoroughly.
  7. This is a true "dump meal". Dump it in a greased crock pot.
  8. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  9. If you are grilling; remove chicken from marinade and grill 15-20 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Time to cook will depend on how thick your pieces are.

Notes

Use any boneless cut of chicken you would like.

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Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

4 oz

Amount Per Serving Calories 309 Total Fat 17g Saturated Fat 12g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 3g Cholesterol 96mg Sodium 223mg Carbohydrates 4g Fiber 1g Sugar 0g Protein 37g
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Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken
Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Low Carb, Paleo, crock pot or grill freezer meal!
Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken
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Servings
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Ingredients
Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken
Instructions
  1. Gather your ingredients.
  2. Make buttermilk with the coconut milk and lemon juice by combining and letting sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients except chicken to the buttermilk.
  4. Stir to combine.
  5. Label your gallon ziplock freezer bag. Add chicken to bag and pour buttermilk mixture over.
  6. Squish it together with your hands from the outside of the bag to coat the chicken well. Seal bag with as much air pushed out as possible. Freeze.
  7. When you are ready to cook it, thaw at least mostly for the crock pot or if grilling, thaw thoroughly.
  8. This is a true "dump meal". Dump it in a greased crock pot.
  9. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours. If you are grilling; remove chicken from marinade and grill 15-20 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Time to cook will depend on how thick your pieces are.
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