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Chicken with Peanut Sauce Recipe

Chicken with Peanut Sauce Recipe

Served on a bed of rice, this saucy chicken skillet from Karen Holland of Winnipeg, Manitoba, will quickly become one of your favorites.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 4 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 cup hot cooked rice
  • Thinly sliced green onions, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients; set aside. In a large skillet, saute the chicken, garlic and ginger in oil for 5 minutes. Add peanut butter mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until chicken juices run clear, stirring frequently.
  • 2. Serve with rice; sprinkle with green onions if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup chicken mixture with 1/2 cup rice equals 442 calories, 17 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 562 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 42 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.