Chicken Thighs with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Chicken Thighs with Spicy Peanut Sauce Healthy Recipe

4 Servings 40 min Cook

Macros/Serving: 530 Calories
Tags: | meat


4 Thigh, bone removed Chicken Thigh
1 Dash Salt
1 Dash Pepper
2 Tbsp Butter
2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 Medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
1 Cup Chicken Broth
1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
1 Lime yields Lime Juice
2 Tbsp Fresh Cilantro


Trim chicken of excess fat and season on all sides with salt and pepper.

Melt butter with oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Add chicken and cook, turning often, until lightly browned, about 10 minutes total.

Remove chicken to a plate and pour off all but 1 Tbsp.

fat from skillet.

Add onion and cook, stirring, until softened, 3 to 5 minutes.

Add broth and cook, stirring to pick up any browned bits on bottom of skillet.

Stir in peanut butter and 1/4 cup water.

Cook, stirring, until sauce is smooth and creamy.

(If sauce appears too thick, add more water, 1 Tbsp.

at a time, to reach desired consistency.

) Stir in crushed red pepper.

Return chicken to skillet; turn to coat with sauce.

Cover skillet, reduce heat to medium-low and cook until chicken is cooked through, about 25 minutes.

Remove chicken to serving platter.

Skim off any excess fat from sauce, stir in lime juice and 1 Tbsp.

cilantro, if using, and spoon sauce over chicken.

Sprinkle with remaining cilantro, if desired, and serve.