Garlic Walnut Chicken



  • 4 bone-in chicken breast halves
  • Sea salt, freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup water


  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat the butter and oil.
  • Sauté chicken over medium heat for 10 minutes on each side. Cover the pan and continue to cook until the chicken is done.
  • In the food processor, grind the walnuts and garlic until fine, but not a paste.
  • When chicken is done, remove from pan and keep warm. Drain the pan, reserving 4 tablespoons of the drippings.
  • Add the ground garlic and nuts to the pan and sauté on medium heat for two min.
  • Add the water and simmer for 5 more minutes. Return the chicken to the pan, turning it to coat with the sauce. Heat through before serving.