Thai Chicken

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This recipe was created when we felt like having spicy, Oriental tasting food. It's delicious, and uses bold ingredients such as peanut butter, fresh ginger and sesame oil. Try serving over rice.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup soy sauce

  • 8 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root

  • 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce

  • 2 pounds skinless chicken thighs

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1 onion, sliced

  • ½ cup water

  • 4 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter

  • 2 tablespoons green onions, chopped

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the soy sauce, garlic, ginger and hot pepper sauce. Mix well and place chicken in the bowl, turning to coat evenly. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least one hour.

  2. Heat the sesame oil in a Dutch oven over medium high heat. Add the brown sugar, stirring until dissolved. Add the onion and saute for 5 minutes. Add the chicken parts and saute for 5 minutes, turning to brown evenly. Pour in marinade, add the water and bring to a boil.

  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Add the peanut butter, stirring well, and simmer for 10 more minutes. Transfer chicken to a serving platter, pour sauce over, and garnish with the chives.

Note

The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

466 Calories
21g Fat
17g Carbs
53g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 466
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 188mg 63%
Sodium 3930mg 171%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 53g
Vitamin C 5mg 25%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 876mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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