Chicken in Spicy Peanut Sauce with Ginger Rice

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This sauce is ridiculous! Seriously, you have to try it.

Chicken in Spicy Peanut Sauce with Ginger Rice

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 35 min Total Time 45 mins



  1. Add 1 tablespoon of the oil to a large skillet over medium heat

  2. Add chicken plus salt and pepper to taste

    While chicken begins to brown, make the sauce.
  3. Add the rest of the oil, 2 teaspoons of the ground ginger, soy sauce, peanut butter, brown sugar, vinegar and peppers to a small saucepan over medium-low heat until peanut butter melts.

  4. Pour sauce over chicken ensuring the chicken is completely covered.

  5. Reduce chicken to low, cover skillet and simmer for 15-20 minutes while you prepare the rice.

  6. In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, add butter, white rice and 2 teaspoons of ground ginger. Cook until butter it melted. Mix together to make sure rice is coated with butter.

  7. Add 2 1/4 cups of water to the rice, turn up heat and bring to a boil.

  8. Once water is boiling, reduce heat to as lot as possible, cover and do not disturb for 15 minutes.

  9. After 15 minutes, remove rice from heat, uncover and stir. Let stand 5 minutes.

  10. Serve the chicken with sauce over rice.