Peanut Chicken Saute

"Another great time-saving meal. If you can't find bok choy, savoy cabbage has a similar mild flavor and can be used instead."
photo by Bayhill photo by Bayhill
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  • Combine peanut butter, preserves, teriyaki sauce and water; reserve. In nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  • Add chicken; cook, turning once, until browned. Sprinkle with garlic, salt and pepper flakes. Add bok choy, carrots and scallions; cook until softened. Add peanut mixture; cook, until thickened, about 5 minutes, and chicken is cooked through.
  • Serve over rice.

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  1. Bayhill
    Delicious! We loved the subtle, sweet peanut butter sauce in this dish. It really complimented the slight bitterness of the bok choy. I love that it went together very quickly allowing me to get dinner on the table in a hurry. **Made for Culinary Quest 2016 - Thailand for the Pi Rho Maniacs**
  2. alligirl
    This was a really simple to prepare yummy quick dish! I used chicken tenders, as that's what I had on hand. I'm sorry we were in a rush to eat and didn't get a picture, tho I'm sure I'll be making this again! Thanks JackieOhNo, for an easy weeknight dinner!
  3. lcoll9
    Excellent flavors and very easy to make. I was searching for a recipe using chicken breast and bok choy, and came across this one. Since I had all the ingredients on hand (rare for me!), I knew I had to give it a try, and was glad I did. The sauce ingredients work very well together. My daughter told me it tasted like a restaurant meal. I highly recommend this one!
  4. Stacky5
    This was so simple to make and tasted divine! Just delicious... All of my kids loved it and it's definitely a keeper for me! (I could not find bok choy, so I did use savoy cabbage as suggested.) The sweetness was perfect paired with the heat fromthe crushed red pepper flakes, and it reminded one of my daughters of her favorite bourbon chicken that she once had at the mall...(?) Thanks for sharing!


I didn't start cooking until my early 20's, even though I come from a family of accomplished and admired home cooks. While I grew up watching my Italian grandmother in the kitchen, I remained uninterested in trying anything on my own. As a young lady, I was known for being particularly ignorant in the kitchen, with no idea how to even make a hot dog! All this changed, however, when I got engaged. I realized it was time to let my inherent talents out of the bag. At the time, the New York Times had a weekly column called The 60-Minute Gourmet by Pierre Franey. Each week, I would follow these recipes diligently, and taught myself to cook that way. From there, I began to read cookbooks and consult with relatives on family recipes. At my ripe old age now, I feel I know enough to put together a very pleasing meal and have become accomplished in my own right. Having an Irish father and an Italian mother, I'm glad I inherited the cooking gene (and the drinking one too!). One thing I have learned is that simpler is always better! I always believe cooking fills a need to nurture and show love. After being widowed fairly young and living alone with my dog and cats, I stopped cooking for awhile, since I really had no one to cook for. I made care packages for my grown son occasionally, and like to cook weekly for my boyfriend, so I feel like I am truly back in the saddle!!
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