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Grilled Peanut Chicken


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30 m servings 176 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.6g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 27 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 253 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat grill for high heat.
  2. In a bowl, mix the peanut butter, lime juice, soy sauce, garlic, curry powder, and cayenne pepper.
  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Place chicken on grate, and brush with 1/2 the sauce. Grill 6 to 8 minutes. Turn chicken, and brush with remaining sauce. Continue grilling 6 to 8 minutes, until chicken juices run clear.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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This chicken turned out delicious, however, it needed some tweeking so I only gave the original recipe four stars. Thanks to other reviewers I increased the recipe for the sauce quite a bit. Thi...

Most helpful critical review

Tasty, but very thick sauce. I used Jif Extra Crunchy peanut butter because it was what I had on hand the first time I made this & I don't suggest using it to anyone else. I also made it on a ...

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This chicken turned out delicious, however, it needed some tweeking so I only gave the original recipe four stars. Thanks to other reviewers I increased the recipe for the sauce quite a bit. Thi...

I've make this minus the curry, (can't seem to acquire a taste for that) Make double (or triple) sauce, warm it up and serve it over some kind of asian noodles pad tai style... or linguini or an...

The sauce is VERY thick. I added another tbsp of soy sauce plus some water to thin it out enough to baste the chicken. What a different cooking method makes! The first time I made this, I bak...

I really liked this recipe. I don't usually care much for boneless, skinless breasts; I find them dry and tasteless, but this recipe made them moist and flavorful. I only cooked 2 breasts; the...

I thought this was quick, easy and really good. Following another reviewers advice, I doubled the recipe (and actually added some ground ginger) and after brushing chicken thighs with teh mixtu...

A nice recipe. I cubed the chicken then rolled in the sauce before making kabobs with onions. You can taste the hint of curry which gives the chicken an interesting flavor. I really enjoyed i...

This is so wonderful, the next day even better. We've made it with both boneless/skinless chicken breast and thigh. Thighs are the best.

Both my husband and I thought the flavor combination in this dish was wonderful. I made the sauce, but then added about 1 T. of water to thin out a bit. I let the chicken marinate in the sauce...

I had never had peanut chicken before, and looking at the ingredients I just couldn't picture the taste, but was so curious, I just had to try it. Both my husband and I LOVED it!!! Will defina...