Sesame Peanut Chicken

Total Time
10 mins
5 mins

cold poached chicken with hot, spicy sesame peanut sauce Adapted this from a recipe I found years ago...

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  1. First take 1 or 1 1/2 lb boneless chicken parts (thighs and breasts are great). Put in a large pot, cover with cold water, bring to a boil, then boil about two of three minutes, then remove from heat and cool. Keep cold until use.
  2. Place sesame seeds in a small shallow pan and toast over low heat until they begin to turn golden. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, cream together the peanut butter with about 1 tbsp sesame oil until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients one at a time, stirring as you go. Taste for heat and adjust according to taste.
  4. Slice chicken and place on serving dish.
  5. Spoon sauce over chicken.
  6. scatter sesame seeds and scallions on top.