Craving Chicken with Peanut Sauce Right Now

September 5, 2012

If you are a fan of chicken satay, you'll love this recipe for chicken in peanut sauce from Easy Cook.  Tender chicken breasts are simmer is a richly flavored peanut sauce made with ginger, soy sauce, and honey.  To garnish, sprinkle fresh chopped cilantro and add a squeeze of lime.    Serve this tasty dish with Jasmine rice and green papaya salad.

Chicken with Peanut Sauce


100 g smooth peanut butter
200 ml tomato puree
2 tbs soy sauce
2 tbs honey
100 ml fresh orange juice
½ tsp ginger powder
½ tsp curry
400 g chicken breast filets
2 tbs olive oil
Pinch of salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper
Cilantro, chopped
2 tbs unsalted peanuts, coarsely chopped
Mix peanut butter, tomato puree, soy sauce, honey and orange juice.
Add ginger and curry to the sauce mixture.
Lightly flatten the filets, season with salt and pepper.
Sauté the filets in olive oil 3 minutes on each side until golden.
Pour the peanut butter sauce over the meat, reduce the flame, cover and simmer for 30 minutes; stir from time to time and add some water, if necessary.
Serve sprinkled with chopped cilantro and coarsely ground peanuts, with a side dish of rice.

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