Chicken Stir-Fry With Spicy Peanut Sauce

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
20 mins

If you like spicy peanut sauce, you'll like this dish. The sauce is smooth and creamy with a bit of kick. When stir-frying, I like to marinate the meat to add a bit more depth of flavor. I used chicken for this recipe but am sure it would also go well with pork or shrimp (of course taking into account varying cooking times of different meats).

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Thoroughly whisk together ingredients for marinade (except olive oil) and marinate sliced chicken for 30 minutes at room temperature or 1-2 hours refrigerated.
  2. While chicken is marinating, thoroughly whisk together ingredients for sauce in a small bowl; set aside.
  3. Heat 1 tbs. oil in wok (or large skillet) at medium-high heat. Drain chicken and cook for 10 minutes or until no longer pink. Set cooked chicken aside, covered.
  4. Reduce temperature to medium heat and heat 1 tbs. oil in wok. Cook vegetables for 10 minutes or until tender but crisp.
  5. Return cooked chicken to pan and toss with vegetables.
  6. Make a well in the center of the wok and pour sauce into it, stirring constantly. The sauce will thicken slightly. If the sauce is too thick to your taste, add water a little at a time until desired consistency is reached.
  7. Toss sauce, chicken and vegetables in wok until sauce is thoroughly incorporated.
  8. Serve over rice or rice noodles.