Peanut Butter Chicken

Peanut Butter Chicken is an easy dinner recipe made with boneless, skinless chicken breast chunks and rice stick noodles all tossed in sauce made from coconut milk, soy sauce, lime juice, Thai chili sauce and peanut butter.

Peanut Butter Chicken is an easy dinner recipe made with boneless, skinless chicken breast chunks and rice stick noodles all tossed in sauce made from coconut milk, soy sauce, lime juice, Thai chili sauce and peanut butter.



Peanut Butter Chicken is a flavourful chicken and noodle dish with a bit of a kick.

Peanut Butter Chicken is an easy dinner recipe made with boneless, skinless chicken breast chunks and rice stick noodles all tossed in sauce made from coconut milk, soy sauce, lime juice, Thai chili sauce and peanut butter.

This stove top dinner recipe is perfect for weeknights.

Peanut Butter Chicken is an easy dinner recipe made with boneless, skinless chicken breast chunks and rice stick noodles all tossed in sauce made from coconut milk, soy sauce, lime juice, Thai chili sauce and peanut butter.

This peanut chicken recipe takes just over thirty minutes from start to finish and serves four people.

Peanut Butter Chicken is an easy dinner recipe made with boneless, skinless chicken breast chunks and rice stick noodles all tossed in sauce made from coconut milk, soy sauce, lime juice, Thai chili sauce and peanut butter.

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To make this dish, I started by cutting some boneless, skinless chicken breasts into 1.5 inch chunks.

raw chicken breast chunks on a cutting board

Then I poured some coconut milk into a mixing bowl.

coconut milk in a mixing bowl

I added some cornstarch, soy sauce, brown sugar, lime juice and sweet Thai chili sauce to the bowl.

cornstarch, soy sauce, sweet chili sauce and coconut milk in a mixing bowl

I whisked all of the ingredients together well and set the bowl aside.

coconut milk and soy sauce mixture whisked together in a mixing bowl

I cooked some rice stick noodles according to the directions on the package and set them aside.

Then I heated a large saute pan over medium-high heat.

I added some olive oil, garlic puree and minced ginger to the pan.

minced ginger and garlic puree in a saute pan with olive oil.

Then I added the chicken breast chunks to the pan.

raw chicken breast chunks in a saute pan

I stirred well to coat the chicken in the garlic and ginger.

Then I left the chicken to cook, stirring occasionally until it was golden brown on the outside.

chicken breast chunks cooking in a saute pan

I poured the prepared sauce mixture into the pan.

I stirred well and then brought the mixture to a boil.

chicken breast chunks simmer in a coconut milk sauce in a saute pan

Once the sauce was boiling, I reduced the heat to medium-low.

I left the sauce to simmer and thicken for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

After 10 minutes, I added some smooth peanut butter and chopped peanuts to the pan.

peanut butter and chopped peanuts added to coconut milk sauce mixture in a saute pan

I stirred until the peanut butter was melted.

chicken breast chunks in peanut butter sauce in a saute pan

Then I added the cooked rice noodles to the pan.

cooked rice noodles on top of peanut butter chicken mixture in a saute pan

I stirred until all of the noodles were coated in the sauce.

chicken breast chunks and rice stick noodles being stirred in peanut butter sauce

Then I added some chopped green onions to the pan.

chopped green onions on top of chicken and rice noodles in a saute pan

I stirred well again.

rice noodles and chicken breast chunks tossed in peanut sauce in a saute pan

Then the peanut butter chicken was ready to serve.

Peanut Butter Chicken is an easy dinner recipe made with boneless, skinless chicken breast chunks and rice stick noodles all tossed in sauce made from coconut milk, soy sauce, lime juice, Thai chili sauce and peanut butter.

I garnished the dish with sliced limes just before serving.

Peanut Butter Chicken is an easy dinner recipe made with boneless, skinless chicken breast chunks and rice stick noodles all tossed in sauce made from coconut milk, soy sauce, lime juice, Thai chili sauce and peanut butter.

This chicken and rice noodle dish is packed with flavour.

Peanut Butter Chicken is an easy dinner recipe made with boneless, skinless chicken breast chunks and rice stick noodles all tossed in sauce made from coconut milk, soy sauce, lime juice, Thai chili sauce and peanut butter.

If you are looking for an easy chicken dinner recipe, then you need to try this Peanut Butter Chicken!

Peanut Butter Chicken is an easy dinner recipe made with boneless, skinless chicken breast chunks and rice stick noodles all tossed in sauce made from coconut milk, soy sauce, lime juice, Thai chili sauce and peanut butter.

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Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Peanut Butter Chicken:

  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 14 oz coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup Thai sweet chili sauce
  • 8 oz rice stick noodles
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic puree
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions

Optional Garnish

  • sliced limes

How to Make Peanut Butter Chicken:

  1. Cut chicken breasts into 1.5 inch chunks.
  2. Dump the coconut milk, cornstarch, soy sauce, brown sugar and sweet chili sauce into a mixing bowl.
  3. Whisk all of the ingredients together well and set the bowl aside.
  4. Cook the rice stick noodles according to the directions on the package and set them aside.
  5. Heat a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  6. Add the olive oil, garlic puree and minced ginger to the pan.
  7. Add the chicken breast chunks to the pan.
  8. Stir until the chicken breast chunks are well coated in the garlic and ginger.
  9. Leave the chicken to cook, stirring occasionally, until the outsides are golden brown.
  10. Add the sauce mixture to the pan.
  11. Stir well and bring to a boil.
  12. Once the sauce boils, reduce the heat to medium-low.
  13. Leave the sauce to simmer and thicken for 10 minutes.
  14. After 10 minutes add the peanut butter and chopped peanuts to the pan.
  15. Stir until the peanut butter is melted.
  16. Add the cooked rice noodle to the pan.
  17. Stir until all of the noodles are coated in sauce.
  18. Add the chopped green onions to the pan.
  19. Stir well again.
  20. Garnish with sliced limes if desired.
  21. Serve and enjoy!

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Yield: 4 servings

Peanut Butter Chicken

Peanut Butter Chicken is an easy dinner recipe made with boneless, skinless chicken breast chunks and rice stick noodles all tossed in sauce made from coconut milk, soy sauce, lime juice, Thai chili sauce and peanut butter.

Peanut Butter Chicken is an easy dinner recipe made with boneless, skinless chicken breast chunks and rice stick noodles all tossed in sauce made from coconut milk, soy sauce, lime juice, Thai chili sauce and peanut butter.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 14 oz coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup Thai sweet chili sauce
  • 8 oz rice stick noodles
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic puree
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions

Optional Garnish

  • sliced limes

Instructions

  1. Cut chicken breasts into 1.5 inch chunks.
  2. Dump the coconut milk, cornstarch, soy sauce, brown sugar and sweet chili sauce into a mixing bowl.
  3. Whisk all of the ingredients together well and set the bowl aside.
  4. Cook the rice stick noodles according to the directions on the package and set them aside.
  5. Heat a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  6. Add the olive oil, garlic puree and minced ginger to the pan.
  7. Add the chicken breast chunks to the pan.
  8. Stir until the chicken breast chunks are well coated in the garlic and ginger.
  9. Leave the chicken to cook, stirring occasionally, until the outsides are golden brown.
  10. Add the sauce mixture to the pan.
  11. Stir well and bring to a boil.
  12. Once the sauce boils, reduce the heat to medium-low.
  13. Leave the sauce to simmer and thicken for 10 minutes.
  14. After 10 minutes add the peanut butter and chopped peanuts to the pan.
  15. Stir until the peanut butter is melted.
  16. Add the cooked rice noodle to the pan.
  17. Stir until all of the noodles are coated in sauce.
  18. Add the chopped green onions to the pan.
  19. Stir well again.
  20. Garnish with sliced limes if desired.
  21. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1049Total Fat: 60gSaturated Fat: 26gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 27gCholesterol: 145mgSodium: 1037mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 5gSugar: 20gProtein: 71g

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