Chicken in Thai peanut sauce

Chicken_Thai_Peanut_Sauce_Easy Food

Serves 4

2 tbsp coconut oil
6 chicken thighs, bones and skins removed, cubed
1 onion, chopped
2 red peppers, deseeded and sliced
1 head of broccoli, cut into florets
120g baby spinach

For the sauce:
120g natural peanut butter
4 tbsp soy sauce
Juice of 1 lime
2 tbsp Thai red curry paste
1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 x 3cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated
180ml water

To serve:
Fresh coriander, chopped
Spring onions, chopped
Red chillies, chopped (optional)

  1. Whisk together all of the ingredients for the sauce in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Melt the coconut oil in a large wok or pan over a medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 6-8 minutes until browned on all sides. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  3. Add the onion, peppers and broccoli to the same wok and cook for 4-5 minutes until beginning to soften.
  4. Return the chicken to the wok and pour in the sauce. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and add the spinach. Simmer for 3-4 minutes until the chicken is completely cooked through and the spinach is wilted.
  5. Serve over rice with some fresh coriander, spring onions and sliced chillies, if desired.

Per Serving: 563kcals, 24.1g fat (9.1g saturated), 34.3g carbs (11.5g sugars), 50.5g protein, 4.3g fibre, 1.56g sodium