Asian Delight: Recipe for Chicken in Peanut Butter Sauce

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Craving Asian food? This delicious dish will delight your palate. The red pepper flakes add a nice spiciness.

Chicken in Peanut Butter Sauce

Category: Nutrition

Servings: 4

Chicken in peanut butter sauce


  • 3 Tbsp canola oil
  • 600 g chicken (cubed)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp ginger (grated)
  • Red pepper flakes (to taste)
  • 400 g tomates (diced)
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • 100 g pure peanut butter
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 Tbsp fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp chopped peanuts


  1. Heat 2 Tbsp of canola oil in a pan and cook the chicken cubes. Put them aside in a bowl.
  2. Now add 1 Tbsp of oil in the same pan. Press the garlic into the pan and heat together with the red pepper flakes and ginger.
  3. Then add the tomatoes, coconut milk, and peanut butter one at a time. Season with 2 tsp of garam masala. Let the sauce simmer for a few minutes.
  4. Then add the chicken and the chopped cilantro.
  5. Our tip: serve the peanut butter coconut chicken over rice and top with crushed peanuts.

Nutrition Facts

Chicken in Peanut Butter Sauce


Amount Per Serving
Calories 600
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 39 60%
Saturated Fat 0
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 0
Total Carbohydrate 10 3.3%
Dietary Fiber 0
Protein 48
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.




Julia Denner

Dietitian Julia is a creative cook. She is convinced that a varied diet and regular exercise are the keys to success. View all posts by Julia Denner »

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