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Whole30 Crispy Sage Butter Chicken|

Whole30 Crispy Sage Butter Chicken

  • Author: Amanda


Crispy savory chicken thighs that have been simmering in a sage butter creams sauce. SO GOOD you won't know it's GOOD FOR YOU.


  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, finely diced
  • 2 tbs ghee
  • 4 sage leaves or 1 tbs sage
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 can on coconut milk


  1. In a large cast iron skillet, heat oil on medium high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper then add to the skillet when hot.
  2. Brown chicken on both sides (about 5 minutes total). Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
  3. Add butter and onion to soften (about 5 minutes). Add garlic and sage to saute for 30 seconds more.
  4. Add chicken back to the skillet. Tilt the skillet towards you so that the butter and sage pools on one side.
  5. With a spoon, ladle the butter over the chicken to baste it. This si where the flavor comes from!
  6. Add the coconut milk and bring to a low boil. Once boiling, bring down to a simmer.
  7. Simmer until chicken is cooked thoroughly (internal temperature 165F)
  8. Serve with a side salad and cauliflower rice.