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Thai Peanut Butter Chicken

This spicy peanut-glazed stir fry will earn a permanent place in your recipe book. It is easy to put together and simple ingredients like peanut butter and soy sauce helps leftovers to reheat wonderfully.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 20 min


4 boneless, skinless chicken breast(s), cut into thin strips
2 cups white rice
4 cups water
3 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp peanut butter, creamy
2 tsp white wine vinegar
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
3 tbsp olive oil
3 tbsp garlic, chopped
1 ½ tbsp ginger, fresh, chopped
¾ cups green onion(s), chopped
2 ½ cups broccoli
⅓ cup unsalted peanuts, toasted

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.


  1. Combine the rice and water in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes, or until rice is tender.

  2. In a small bowl, stir together the soy sauce, peanut butter, vinegar, and cayenne pepper. Set aside.

  3. Heat oil in a skillet or wok over high heat. Add chicken, garlic and ginger, and cook, stirring constantly, until chicken is golden on the outside, about 5 minutes.

  4. Reduce heat to medium, and add green onion, broccoli, peanuts, and the peanut butter mixture.

  5. Cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes, or until broccoli is tender, and chicken is cooked through and internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).

Helpful Tip

Serve over rice.

Add more caynne pepper if you’d like more heat.

Nutrition Info

Per 730 g serving Amount
Protein76 g
Fat26 g
Saturated Fat5 g
Carbohydrate88 g
Fibre3 g
Sugar3 g
Cholesterol155 mg
Sodium610 mg
Per 730 g serving % Daily Value
Vitamin A20
Vitamin C100
Vitamin B693
Vitamin B1251