Thai Peanut Chicken

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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