20-Minute Thai Peanut Chicken

You can create restaurant-style Thai chicken at home in your own kitchen in about 20 minutes!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1/2
cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
1/2
cup finely chopped dry-roasted peanuts
1/4
cup purchased peanut sauce
2
tablespoons mayonnaise
Fresh cilantro, if desired
Additional purchased peanut sauce, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with foil; spray with cooking spray. Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/2-inch thick.
  • 2 In shallow dish, mix together 1/4 cup peanut sauce and mayonnaise. In another shallow dish, mix together panko and peanuts. Dip chicken in peanut sauce mixture, then dip in panko mixture. Place on baking sheet.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (165°F) and coating is golden brown. Garnish with cilantro. Serve additional peanut sauce as a dipping sauce.

Expert Tips

Look for peanut sauce in the ethnic section of your supermarket.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
330mg
330%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
39g
39%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.