Quick Spicy Chicken with Peanut Sauce

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes
1/4
cup creamy peanut butter
1/4
cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
3
cloves garlic
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 1/2
teaspoons ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
1
lb uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded), cut in half
1
tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  • 1 Drain tomatoes, reserving juice. In food processor bowl with metal blade, place reserved juice, peanut butter, cilantro leaves, garlic, salt and pepper flakes. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses until mixture is pureed.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine cumin and cinnamon. Add chicken; toss to coat.
  • 3 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken to skillet; cook 5 minutes, turning occasionally, until chicken is light golden brown. Stir in tomatoes and peanut butter mixture. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 5 minutes to blend flavors.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Serve this flavorful chicken mixture over basmati rice or couscous. Garnish with cilantro.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
670mg
670%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.