A 20-minute entree that's sure to please picky eaters at your table, this Asian-inspired Thai chicken recipe is a great choice for last-minute dinners. If you have a little extra time, pair it with flavored rice and crisp-tender pea pods (see associated recipe) for a complete meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sprinkle chicken with the salt. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a medium skillet. Add the chicken; reduce heat to medium. Cook for 8 to 12 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F), turning once halfway through cooking time. Remove the chicken from the skillet; cover to keep warm.

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  • For sauce, add ginger and garlic to the skillet; cook about 30 seconds or until fragrant. Whisk together coconut milk, 1 tablespoon cilantro, the peanut butter, ground pepper, and crushed red pepper in a small bowl. Add mixture to the skillet. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until bubbly.

  • Slice the chicken. Place the chicken atop Coconut Rice with Snow Peas (if desired) and top the with the sauce. Sprinkle with the remaining 1 tablespoon cilantro and, if desired, peanuts.

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Nutrition Facts

217.1 calories; protein 28.4g 57% DV; carbohydrates 4.1g 1% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 1g 4% DV; sugars 0.8g; fat 9.3g 14% DV; saturated fat 2.4g 12% DV; cholesterol 65.8mg 22% DV; vitamin a iu 344.8IU 7% DV; vitamin c 7mg 12% DV; folate 16.4mcg 4% DV; calcium 25.3mg 3% DV; iron 1.5mg 9% DV; magnesium 47.3mg 17% DV; potassium 375.6mg 11% DV; sodium 265.9mg 11% DV.

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Rating: 5 stars
04/24/2019
Very good but I recommend using crunchy peanut butter for added crunch along with the roasted peanuts and leaving the almonds out of the coconut w/ snow peas recipe. I also recommend making a double sauce portion and 1.5x the chicken to have some leftovers. Read More