Spicy Peanut Chicken

Spicy Peanut Chicken Recipe

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  • 3 oz
    onion, sliced
  • 12 oz
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1 tsp
    cumin, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1.5 tsp
    canola oil
  • 2
    plum tomatoes
  • 1/2
    jalapeno peppers
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 c
    tomato puree
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How to Make Spicy Peanut Chicken


  1. Slice onion.
  2. Wash and dry chicken breasts and rub with cumin and cinnamon on both sides.
  3. Heat oil in large skillet and saute onion and chicken in hot oil, browning chicken on both sides.
  4. Wash plum tomatoes and cut into large chunks.
  5. Halve jalapeno and remove seeds; reserve half for another use.
  6. Cut jalapeno into 2 or 3 pieces.
  7. Turn on food processor and add pepper through feed tube.
  8. Open processor and add plum tomatoes, lemon juice, peanut butter, garlic and puree.
  9. Process to blend well.
  10. When chicken is browned on both sides, pour the sauce over.
  11. Cover, reduce heat and simmer about 5-7 minutes, until chicken is cooked.
  12. Prepare cilantro leaves.
  13. Spoon some of sauce over rice and garnish with cilantro.

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About Spicy Peanut Chicken

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

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