Healthy Recipes

Thai Peanut Chicken

This take on Thai chicken is the perfect way to switch up your mundane meals.

Thai Chicken
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Calories 302
Protein 25g
Fat 20g
Carbs 10g
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Thai Peanut Chicken Servings: 4
Prep time: 10 min.   |   Cook time: 8 hrs.
You'll need
  • 8 skinless chicken thighs
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup mild salsa
  • ⅓ cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce or fish sauce
  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • lime wedges
1. Season chicken with fresh ground black pepper, and place in slow cooker.
2. In a medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients except cilantro.
3. Pour over chicken.
4. Cover, and cook on low for eight hours.
5. Using a slotted spoon, remove chicken and place on serving platter.
6. Pour sauce over chicken.
7. Garnish with cilantro and lime wedges.
8. Serve with cooked brown jasmine rice, steamed green beans, and pineapple.