Grilled Chicken Breasts with Zesty Peanut Sauce

Grilled Chicken Breasts with Zesty Peanut Sauce


"Chicken is marinated in a spicy peanut marinade then grilled and served with a hot creamy peanut sauce. Garnish with cilantro for an elegant presentation."


servings 681 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 681 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 39.6 g
  • 61%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.4g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 66.1 g
  • 132%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 157 mg
  • 52%
  • Sodium:
  • 1722 mg
  • 69%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Wash, trim and pound the chicken to 1/4-inch thickness.
  2. Combine chicken and next 8 ingredients in a plastic bag. Marinate 1 hour or overnight in the refrigerator.
  3. Combine the JIF(R), coconut milk, lime juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, garlic and cayenne in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly for about 15 minutes or until thickened. Whisk in the stock and cream. Cook 1 minute more, whisking; set aside.
  4. Preheat grill. Remove chicken from marinade and place on a hot grill. Grill until browned - about 4 to 6 minutes on each side (or until center is no longer pink) - turning only once.
  5. Serve hot topped with the peanut sauce. Sprinkle with the cilantro.
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  1. 77 Ratings


My husband hates chicken and only eats it because I fix it. He flipped over this, didn't know what it was but loved it. I had no idea what it would be like with all of these ingredients, but wou...

I may even use this sauce on other dishes, YUM. Microwaving the peanut butter 20 sec or so makes it mix much better/easier.

Delicious and makes great spicy thai cold salad the next day. Just add pasta, coleslaw and peanut sauce to taste.

YUM!!! This is a new family favorite in my household - kids love the "peanut butter" aspect of the dish, and adults love the sophisticated blend of flavors. I've served it over thin spaghetti ...

If I could give this more than 5 stars I would! This might be the best recipe I've gotten from this site. The marinade is terrific, and would be fine on its own. I thought the peanut sauce wa...

I didn't make the sauce because the ingredients were not on hand, but the marinade was phenomenal. The chicken came out very tender and juicy and with a great flavor. I added more garlic and a ...

This was very good. I followed the recipe as written even though I was only using 3 chicken breasts. I marinated mine for 5 hours and found it to be sufficient. The chicken without the peanut sa...

this was really good. i marinated the chicken overnight which made a huge difference. very delicious!

Maybe I did something wrong... when making the sauce, it almost reached a boil, and then all of the oils completely separated and no amount of whisking would get it back together. I had to tip t...