Recipe: Brazilian Style Chicken

A flavorful and healthy chicken dish your family will love.

I have another great chicken recipe to share with my readers and fellow cooks. This one has a lot of flavor and will be a favorite at your house for your family. It's healthy and tastes great too.



  • 2 cans butter beans (15.5 oz each)
  • 1 can coconut milk (13.5 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 chopped garlic cloves
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper-chopped
  • 1 chopped medium size onion
  • 4 medium size white potatoes-cut in chunks
  • 4 teaspoons curry powder or shawarma seasoning
  • 12 chicken legs
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1/8 cup basil leaves


1. Use a large frying pan

2. Mix together the coconut milk, tomato paste, garlic, ginger and a sprinkle of salt and pepper in a bowl

3. Put in pan and simmer for 5 minutes

4. Add pepper, onion, and potatoes

5. Stir to combine together

6. Rub curry or shawarma on chicken legs

7. Add to sauce and bring to a slow boil

8. Next add beans, cilantro and basil

9. Cook with a cover on low for 2 hours

10. Serve warm for dinner

The coconut milk is very mild and adds great flavor to this chicken dish. I hope you enjoy this nice dinner dish with your family. You can serve it over rice, quinoa or couscous for your meal. Please tell me what you think of this recipe and any others that you make from my Patch collection. Bon Appetit!


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