Spicy Peanut Chicken -- slow cooker

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 297.9
  • Total Fat: 18.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.3 mg
  • Sodium: 468.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 15.0 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 T olive oil
    2 onions chopped
    2 carrots diced
    4 stalks celery, diced
    4 cloves garlic minced
    1 T ginger root minced
    1/2 t cracked peppercorns
    1 c chicken stock
    3 lbs skinless bone-in chicken thighs (about 12 thighs)
    3 T peanut butter
    2 T lemon juice
    2 T soy sauce
    2 t red curry paste
    1/2 c coconut milk
    2 c sweet green peas
    1 red pepper, diced
    1/4 c chopped peanuts
    1/2 c cilantro


In skillet, heat oil 30 seconds. Add onions, carrots, celery, and cook, stirring, utnil carrots soften. (7 minutes) Add garlic, ginger and peppercorns and cook, for 1 minute. Add chicken stock and bring to a boil.

Arrange chicken over bottom of slow cooker and add veggie mixture. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 HOURS, or HIGH for 2.5 HOURS.

In a bowl, combine peanut butter, lemon juice, soy sauce, and curry paste. Mix well, add to slow cooker. Add coconut milk, peas, and red pepper and stir well. Cover and cook on HIGH for 20 minutes. Garnish with peanuts and cilantro.

***** 7 points *****

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DROSTECK.

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