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Quick Peanut Chicken Stir Fry

 Quick Peanut Chicken Stir Fry
It takes just 30 minutes to put this delicious peanut-buttery stir-fry on the table. Kids will love the flavor, and adults will like how quickly it comes together. For a spicier dish, add a pinch of red pepper flakes.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup thinly sliced green pepper
  • 1 cup thinly sliced sweet red pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Hot cooked rice


  • In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients until smooth; set
  • aside.
  • In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry chicken in 1-1/2 teaspoons oil
  • for 3-4 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove with a slotted spoon
  • and keep warm.
  • Stir-fry onion and peppers in remaining oil for 3 minutes. Add
  • mushrooms; stir-fry 3-4 minutes longer or until vegetables are
  • crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and

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Quick Peanut Chicken Stir Fry (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add chicken; heat through.
  • Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.