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Hot and Spicy Braised Peanut Chicken

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 30 mins Cook 5 hrs to 6 hrs  (low) or 2-1/2 to 3 hours (high) Stand 5 mins
Hot and Spicy Braised Peanut Chicken
Ingredients
  • 2  medium onions, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 1/2  cups  sliced carrot (3 medium)
  • 1  small red sweet pepper, cut into bite-size strips
  • 2  pounds  skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3/4  cup  chicken broth
  • 3  tablespoons  creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2  teaspoon  finely shredded lime peel
  • 2  tablespoons  lime juice
  • 2  tablespoons  soy sauce
  • 2  tablespoons  quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1  tablespoon  grated fresh ginger
  • 2 - 3  teaspoons  red curry paste
  • 4  garlic, minced
  • 1/2  cup  unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1  cup  frozen peas
  •  Hot cooked rice
  •  Chopped peanuts (optional)
  •  Snipped fresh cilantro (optional)
Directions

1. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, place onions, carrot, and sweet pepper. Top with chicken. In a medium bowl, whisk together broth, peanut butter, lime peel, lime juice, soy sauce, tapioca, ginger, curry paste, and garlic until smooth. Pour over all in cooker.

2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours. Stir in coconut milk and peas. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.

3. Serve chicken mixture over hot cooked rice. If desired, sprinkle each serving with chopped peanuts and cilantro. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Hot and Spicy Braised Peanut Chicken)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 444,
  • Fat, total (g) 15,
  • chol. (mg) 126,
  • sat. fat (g) 7,
  • carb. (g) 39,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 4,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3,
  • fiber (g) 4,
  • sugar (g) 7,
  • pro. (g) 37,
  • vit. A (IU) 5491,
  • vit. C (mg) 30,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 14,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 125,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 708,
  • Potassium (mg) 740,
  • calcium (mg) 71,
  • iron (mg) 4,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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