Thai Chicken With Peanut Sauce

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

I've adapted this from several other recipes. I served this at a Thai-themed dinner and everyone loved it. Serve this with rice and a vegetable curry. It is delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a food processor, blend peanut butter, water, soy sauce and sugar.
  2. Set the sauce aside.
  3. This can be made hours ahead and put in refrigerator.
  4. Marinate chicken bites in 3 Tbsp of the peanut sauce for about 30 minutes.
  5. In a large skillet, heat peanut oil over high heat.
  6. Add garlic and red pepper, cilantro, ginger, and heat for about 30 seconds.
  7. Add chicken. While chicken is cooking add lime zest and lime juice and cook chicken until firm and white, about 5-7 minutes.
  8. Stir in peanut butter sauce.
  9. Cook, stirring constantly for about 3 minutes.
  10. Put extra sauce from pan in a gravy dish and serve alongside.


Most Helpful

I agree with C in PA on the instructions error--but this will teach me to read a recipe thoroughly before I get started. The sauce needed a little something extra, but still, pretty tasty

Jeffsmom May 20, 2005

A pretty good recipe. I normally love peanut sauces, but I thought this one was a touch too peanutty. I would definitely use 1/4 c less peanut butter next time. Also, directions seem to be incorrect. For sauce, it says to just blend peanut butter - sugar, but leaves out directions for the cilantro, ginger, and lime. I just tossed mine in with the rest of the sauce, and I thought it came out perfectly. I also used a bit of hot chile sesame oil to saute in, and it was incredible.

C in PA July 27, 2004

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