Coconut-Buttermilk Southwestern Grilled Chicken Paleo Recipes

Coconut-Buttermilk Southwestern Grilled Chicken Paleo Recipes

Coconut-Buttermilk Southwestern Grilled Chicken Paleo Recipes, Delicate enough to tumble off the bone, imbued with the velvety lavishness of buttermilk, and barbecued to an immaculate brilliant tan, this chicken is powerful soul nourishment for any season. You can concoct it with any cut of chicken you have accessible: drumsticks make incredible finger nourishment, yet don’t disparage the force of exquisite buttermilk wings or thighs. Furthermore even better than what was already great, its totally without dairy so even the lactose or casein narrow minded can revel in it without a hitch.

The key to the buttermilk flavor without the dairy is just understanding what buttermilk is. Notwithstanding the name, its not drain blended with margarine (despite the fact that that does sound really wonderful!). Rather, buttermilk is just drain with a somewhat acidic hint. Customarily, this is made by aging dairy animals’ milk, however its not difficult to re-make by including a bit of vinegar or lemon juice to coconut milk. You can get the same extraordinary rich, tart marinade, yet without the requirement for any dairy items.

With the southern kind of the buttermilk, this would be an immaculate chicken formula to present with braised collards or different greens, or you could additionally go full scale on the solace sustenance front and pair it with these extraordinary heated sweet potatoes or a hot dish of tomato soup. Children adore it, however simply have a go at serving it to your grown-up companions and watch the platter unfilled. The offer is all inclusive; its a flawless formula for a swarm, or only for supper when you need something basic and exemplary.

Coconut-Buttermilk Southwestern Grilled Chicken Recipe

Servings SERVES: 4Preparation time PREP: 15min+4hrsCooking time COOK: 20 min.


  • 2 lbs. chicken parts (thighs, drumsticks, legs, etc);
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced;
  • 2 tbsp. chili powder;
  • 2 tsp. ground coriander;
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin;
  • 1 tsp. turmeric;
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime;
  • Fresh cilantro; (optional)
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;

Ingredients for the coconut buttermilk

  • 2 cups of coconut milk;
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice;

Coconut-Buttermilk Southwestern Grilled Chicken Paleo Recipes


  1. In a bowl, combine the coconut milk and lemon juice. Mix well and let it sit for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the chilli powder, coriander, cumin, turmeric, garlic, lime zest, and lime juice to the coconut buttermilk mixture. Season to taste and mix well.
  3. Pour the marinade over the chicken and refrigerate for 4 to 12 hours.
  4. Preheat a grill to a medium-heat.
  5. Remove the chicken from the marinade and grill until cooked through and golden on both sides (about 15 to 20 minutes total).
  6. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro to serve.

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