Thai Peanut Chicken

Tender chicken thighs are coated with a savory sauce. For a little crunch, top with chopped cocktail peanuts.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 5 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

8
boneless skinless chicken thighs (2 lb)
1
bottle (13.5 oz) Thai peanut sauce
2
medium carrots, sliced (3/4 cup)
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
1
cup uncooked converted white rice
2 1/4
cups water
1/4
cup chopped cocktail peanuts
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in cooker. In medium bowl, mix peanut sauce, carrots and onions; pour over chicken.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours.
  • 3 Cook rice in water as directed on package; spoon onto serving platter. With slotted spoon, remove chicken from cooker; place over rice. Pour sauce from cooker over chicken. Sprinkle with peanuts, cilantro and red bell pepper.
  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in cooker. In medium bowl, mix peanut sauce, carrots and onions; pour over chicken.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours.
  • 3 Cook rice in water as directed on package; spoon onto serving platter. With slotted spoon, remove chicken from cooker; place over rice. Pour sauce from cooker over chicken. Sprinkle with peanuts, cilantro and red bell pepper.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Look for Thai peanut sauce in the Asian section of the supermarket.

For a side salad, mix cucumbers with a purchased vinaigrette dressing.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
1370mg
1370%;
Total Carbohydrate
46g
46%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.