spicy peanut chicken

By Helen McBride
from Wellington, FL

Ingredients For spicy peanut chicken

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

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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