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spicy peanut chicken

Spicy Peanut Chicken

4 Servings
prep time
Prep Time 20 minutes
cook time
Cook Time 5 minutes
total time
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/2  teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grated gingerroot
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup PLANTERS® Dry Roasted Peanuts
  • 2 medium green onions, chopped
  • Additional PLANTERS® Dry Roasted Peanuts and hot cooked rice, for serving, if desired


  1. In small bowl, mix broth, cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and red pepper; set aside.
  2. Heat wok or 12-inch skillet over high heat. Add oil; rotate wok to coat side. Add chicken, garlic and gingerroot; stir-fry about 3 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Add bell pepper; stir-fry 1 minute.
  3. Add broth mixture to wok. Cook and stir about 1 minute or until sauce is thickened. Stir in peanuts. Sprinkle with onions.
  4. Serve with additional peanuts and hot cooked rice, if desired.
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