Chicken Smothered in Peanut Sauce

Chicken Smothered In Peanut Sauce Recipe

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Nikki 66RQS


One of our family's favorite dinner recipe! Serve with steamed rice and a salad.

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4 - 6
15 Min
20 Min


1 medium
yellow onion
4 - 6 medium
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, cutlets
1/4 tsp
smoked sweet paprika
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes, drained and juices reserved (15 ounce-can)
3 Tbsp
peanut butter, creamy and natural
1/4 c
cilantro, fresh
2 clove
garlic, smashed and diced
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes
cooked rice (brown or white)
salt and pepper to taste


1Coat a large skillet with nonstick spray and warm over med-high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes, or til softened. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook 3-4 minutes on each side or til browned.
2Meanwhile in a blender combine the reserved tomato juice, salt, paprika, pepper, peanut butter, cilantro, garlic, and red-pepper flakes. Blend til smooth. Pour over the chicken and add the tomatoes.
3Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduced heat to low, cover, and simmer for 25 minutes. Serve over rice or barley.

About Chicken Smothered in Peanut Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy