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Peanut Butter Sauce Chicken

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"An invention of mine to make use of some leftover chicken breasts. Its ingredients mainly belong to the Far-Eastern cuisine, but it also has a slight Latin twist and a Lebanese hint! ENJOY"
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25 m servings 171
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat the sesame oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the garlic and salt. Cook and stir 1 minute, then stir in the pine nuts, and cook until golden, about 5 minutes. Add the diced chicken breast, and cook a few minutes to reheat. Stir in the peanut butter, soy sauce, and jalapeno pepper until the peanut butter has melted. Pour in the water, and bring to a simmer. Cook and stir until the sauce has thickened, about 5 minutes more.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 171 calories; 12.5 2.3 13.2 28 70 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Very yummy, followed the recipe except that I used fresh jalapeño and it was the perfect amount of spice. Served it with rice and edimame.

Most helpful critical review

Quite good with a few modifications: add in brown sugar if using unsweetened peanut butter, change the jalapeño for spicy peppers (red Thai style), triple the peanut butter and double the soy. T...

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Very yummy, followed the recipe except that I used fresh jalapeño and it was the perfect amount of spice. Served it with rice and edimame.

Nice mix of ingredients. Tasty. I used fresh jalapeño also. Pickled? It really helps to have most of the ingredients...though I'm all for tweeking them. Pine Nuts are good to have in your freeze...

I thought this sounded so good that I made it tonight, even though I didn't have some ingredients. It was great!! I didn't have sesame oil so used olive oil, and didn't have the pine nuts (which...

This was great! I didn't have pine nuts so I just left out that part. Being as I LOVE peanut butter, I double or even tripled that. I served with rice and it was amazing!!!!

I'd give it 6 stars if I could! Love this recipe. I used a whole fresh jalapeño, diced, and sautéed it with the garlic and chicken. Instead of using water, I used low-fat milk. Made for a very c...

We love this and make it pretty much all the time, whether or not we have leftover chicken. I use one dried cayenne pepper (that we dried ourselves from our garden) instead of jalapeno, because ...

I doubled the recipe to use some as a marinade (I grilled the chicken on skewers) and some as a dip. I used 1/4 cup total of the pine nuts, instead of the half cup for a double recipe, crushing ...

Saw this while browsing for peanut butter sauces. Simple and quick. Using what i had on hand, I switched the pine nuts for cashews. Simmered peppercorn with garlic. Added green onions, mint leav...

It's amazing! I changed a few things: added onions, saffron and garlic to the chicken first. Served it with yellow rice and it was perfect!