Chicken In Sweet Peanut Sauce

Boneless chicken cooked with a sauce made of peanut, brown sugar, red curry paste, kaffir lime leaves and lemon grass roots This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Chicken In Sweet Peanut Sauce
Main Ingredients Boneless chicken , Roasted peanuts
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chicken In Sweet Peanut Sauce

  • 600 grams Boneless chicken cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup Roasted peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar/jaggery
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 Fresh red chilli
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 inch piece Lemon grass roots
  • 1 tablespoon Red curry paste
  • 2-3 Kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 cup Coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon Fish sauce
  • 6-8 Fresh basil leaves


  1. Heat oil in a non stick pan.
  2. Put peanuts, brown sugar, red chilli and salt in a mixer jar and crush coarsely.
  3. Put chicken in the pan and saute. Slice lemon grass root and add. Add red curry paste and saute. Add a little water, lemon leaves and peanut mixture and mix well.
  4. Add coconut milk and mix well. Add fish sauce and mix. Cook till chicken is completely cooked.
  5. Add a few fresh basil leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2411
Carbohydrates 64.9
Protein 187.5
Fat 155.7
Other Fiber Vitamin B6-4.8mg