Thai Peanut Chicken

This recipe is a favourite among my private practice clients. It’s got so much flavour for so few calories. Serve it with steamed brown basmati rice and sautéed snow peas and red pepper strips.

Thai Peanut Chicken


Quantity Ingredients
4- 4 ounce/120 g boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 tbsp / 25 ml peanut butter
1 tbsp / 15 ml sodium-reduced soy sauce
1 tbsp / 15 ml lime juice
2 tsp / 10 ml sesame oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/8 tsp / 0.5 ml cayenne pepper, or to taste


Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

Arrange chicken in a shallow baking dish.

In a small bowl, whisk together peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, sesame oil, garlic and cayenne pepper until smooth.

Drizzle peanut sauce over chicken; toss to coat.

Cover and bake for 20 to 22 minutes, or until cooked through.

Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size Per serving
Calories 202
Cholesterol 107
Carbohydrates 3
Fiber 1
Protein 30
Fat 8
Saturated Fat 1
Trans Fat 0
Sodium 272

Source: Leslie Beck's Healthy Kitchen