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Polynesian Chicken Fafa

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"Stew made of chicken, rice, onion, garlic, coconut milk, and spinach. Topped with shredded coconut. I serve this with warm tortillas. It reminds me of a dish we ate in Fiji."
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40 m servings 599
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a large, deep skillet over medium-high heat, melt the butter. Stir in the onion and garlic, and cook 2 minutes. Mix in the coconut milk, water, rice, and chicken, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes, until rice is tender and chicken juices run clear.
  2. Stir the spinach into the skillet, and cook just until heated through. Sprinkle with coconut, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 599 calories; 23.2 66.2 32.1 66 137 Full nutrition

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This recipe has many good attributes including quick prep/cook time and few but interesting ingredients. However, the result is a bit bland and leaves something to be desired--particularly salt ...

When I was in Tahiti....this was in the buffet of a 5 star hotel. I asked the chefs how to make it...They use HAM/bacon and Chicken boullion and lots of vidalia onions. It is SO DELICIOUS THI...

I really didn't like this. It was so bland... Only substitutions I made were brown rice and fresh spinach.

I read other reviews before trying this recipe and here goes: I had prepared the chicken with marinade of cajun spices and olive oil before cooking. I added in some frozen peas and chopped pecan...