Cilantro Chicken with Peanuts

Cilantro, with its distinctive fragrance and flavor marries well with the spicy dried peppers in this Asian-style chicken recipe.

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Makes:
4 servings
Prep:
10 mins
Cook:
7 mins
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Cilantro Chicken with Peanuts

Ingredients
2
teaspoons roasted peanut oil
1
pound chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
ounce honey-roasted peanuts (1/4 cup)
1
dried red chili peppers, crushed
1
tablespoon soy sauce
1
teaspoon toasted sesame oil
2
teaspoons rice vinegar
1 1/2
cups fresh cilantro leaves
4
cups finely shredded napa cabbage or 2 cups hot cooked rice

Directions

  1. Heat roasted peanut oil in a 10-inch heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add peanuts and crushed pepper. Cook and stir 3 minutes more or until chicken is just cooked through. Add soy sauce, sesame oil, and vinegar. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Stir in cilantro. Spoon over cabbage or rice. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Cilantro Chicken with Peanuts)
    Per serving:
  • 254 kcal cal.,
  • 8 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 49 mg chol.,
  • 322 mg sodium,
  • 20 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 25 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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