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Peanut Chicken

Peanut Chicken

Brief Description

Peanut Chicken is a unique and yummy Chicken recipe.  By this simple method we will learn how to prepare Peanut Chicken.

Preparation Time 15 mins
Cooking Time 25 mins
Serves 6

Ingredients for Peanut Chicken

  • Chicken pieces  divided into 1 1/2 inch wide chunks or strips-3 lbs (boneless and skinless)[ ( you can also use bone-in for added flavor)]
  • Flour-1/2 cup
  • Curry powder-4 Tbsp
  • Kosher salt-2 teaspoons
  • Freshly ground peppercorns-1/2 teaspoon
  • Olive oil-1/2 cup
  • fresh ginger (minced)-2 Tbsp
  • Minced garlic-2 Tbsp
  • Chili peppers (seeded, de-veined, minced)-2 serrano
  • Chicken broth-4 cups
  • Peanut butter -1/2 cup (Add 2 teaspoons of sugar if you are using freshly ground peanuts)
  • Ground coriander seeds-1 teaspoon
  • Chopped onions-8 green
  • Finely chopped mint and cilantro-1/3 cup each
  • No of limes cut into wedges-2

Peanut Chicken

How to make Peanut Chicken

  • Firstly clean the chicken properly and pat it dry.
  • Now take a small solid paper bag and mix pepper, salt, flour, curry powder in it and shake it well. Now add chicken pieces in it and shake it to form a good coating.
  • Now take large saucepan and heat some oil in it on a medium high flame and then add chicken pieces in it.
  • Now cook it for about 5-10 minutes mainly depending on size of chicken pieces and then toss it occasionally so that the chicken is evenly cooked.
  • Now again add 1/2 cup of the chicken broth, garlic, ginger and chili pepper to the saucepan. Start cooking it and do this for about 3 minutes, scraping the pan with help of spatula and then stir it properly so that everything is mixed perfectly.
  • Add some peanut butter and do the stirring quickly so that it get incorporated with the chicken. Now add remaining 3 1/2 cups of broth slowly and efficiently and then stir it continuously so that it maintains an even texture.
  • Now sauté it for 10 minutes and just before serving the recipe add some green onions and coriander in it and  add Salt according to taste.
  • It can be served with rice too

Peanut Chicken



Some Useful Tips

    If you are thinking of preparing garlic, fresh chilli and ginger pastes at home, then make sure you add tablespoon of canola/hot vegetable/ sunflower cooking oil to the paste and mix it well this will ensure a longer life for the paste prepared. Refrigerate and use it as per your requirement.

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