Mulligatawny Chicken Bake

  • Author: Holley
  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 45 min
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 9-12 chicken thighs 1x


Sweet and spicy and as always gluten and dairy-free, this South India inspired Mulligatawny Chicken Bake is a great family meal to warm you from the inside out!



  • 912 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup ghee
  • 4 cups cored and chopped apples
  • 2 lg garlic cloves
  • 2 cups diced onion
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1.5 tbsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 3.4 cup coconut cream (I used this 200 mL can)
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Place thighs in an oven safe pan, sprinkle with salt and pepper
  3. Over medium high heat sautee apples, garlic, salt and onions in ghee until the onions sweat and start to caramelize.
  4. Reduce heat to a simmer.
  5. Add garam masala and chili powder and sautee 2-3 min till fragrant.
  6. Add coconut cream and simmer 5-10 min till it thickens slightly.
  7. Pour sauce over the chicken and pop in the oven 40 minutes, or untill the chicken is cooked thru.

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: Indian

Keywords: mulligatawny, paleo, chicken

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