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Thai Style Low Carb Peanut Chicken

This is a beautiful dish that combines elements of earthy peanuts, acidic citrus, and umami; finishing off with a slightly sweet and spice from the chili. If you’re a fan of Asian style peanut sauces (think satay), then you’ll love this dish. Plus, it sits at just under four net carbs per serving! Recipe from...
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 4
Calories 638 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 6 medium chicken thighs boneless, skinless (~25oz)
  • 6 tbsp peanut butter smooth (unsweetened)
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp chili paste
  • 1/4 tsp coriander
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Add all of the ingredients (except for the chicken) to a container and immersion blend.
  • Cube chicken thighs and season and salt and pepper.
  • Heat a dry pan over high heat. Once it's very hot, add chicken and saute for about a minute.
  • Drain the excess moisture with a paper towel and set aside.
  • Continue cooking the chicken until the chicken is browned well. Continue draining excess moisture throughout the cooking process, but don't be overly aggressive. It won't take too long.
  • Once the chicken is browned and cooked through, remove from the heat. Pour peanut sauce over the chicken and stir well.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Thai Style Low Carb Peanut Chicken
Amount per Serving
Calories
638
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
49
g
75
%
Saturated Fat
 
12
g
75
%
Cholesterol
 
213
mg
71
%
Sodium
 
802
mg
35
%
Potassium
 
644
mg
18
%
Carbohydrates
 
8
g
3
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
43
g
86
%
Vitamin A
 
216
IU
4
%
Vitamin C
 
4
mg
5
%
Calcium
 
28
mg
3
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Asian, Dinners + Mains
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