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Thai Peanut Chicken

thai peanut chicken Entree Thai
Thai Peanut Chicken
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 5 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6

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

Updated February 4, 2010

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

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.

  • Look for Thai peanut sauce in the Asian section of the supermarket.
  • For a side salad, mix cucumbers with a purchased vinaigrette dressing.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
1370mg
57%
Potassium
370mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
46g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
13g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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