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Thai Peanut Chicken Stir-Fry Salad October 25, 2010

Filed under: Main Dish (Chicken),Salad — TeamModine @ 3:45 pm
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2 small carrots, peeled
8 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 1/4# boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 TBSP vegetable oil
1/4 c dry-roasted peanuts
1 can (15 oz) baby corn, drained
1 medium red bell pepper
1 medium red onion
4 garlic cloves, peeled
1/3 cup The Pampered Chef Thai Peanut Sauce
1/4 c chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

     Julienne carrots using Julienne Peeler; cut into 2-in. (5-cm) pieces using Utility Knife. Arrange lettuce on serving platter; top with carrots and set aside.


     On Cutting Board, dice chicken into 1-in. (2.5-cm) pieces using Santoku Knife. Combine chicken, salt and black pepper in Classic Batter Bowl; mix well. Heat oil in (12-in./30-cm) Skillet over medium-high heat 1-3 minutes or until shimmering. Add chicken; cook undisturbed 4-5 minutes or until browned on one side. Stir chicken using Bamboo Spatula. Cook an additional 2-3 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center, stirring occasionally.


     Meanwhile, chop peanuts on clean Cutting Board using Food Chopper; set aside. Cut baby corn in half crosswise. Slice bell pepper into strips; cut strips in half. Slice onion into 1/2-inch-thick (1-cm) wedges. Slice garlic using Garlic Slicer.


     Add vegetables to chicken in Skillet; cook 3-4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove Skillet from heat; stir in peanut sauce. Spoon stir-fry over salad; sprinkle with peanuts and cilantro, if desired.

Yield: 6 servings

Nutrients per serving: Calories 250, Total Fat 11 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 80 mg, Carbohydrate 15 g, Protein 23 g, Sodium 510 mg, Fiber 3 g

Cook’s Tips: Any Thai-style peanut sauce can be substituted for the Thai Peanut Sauce, if desired.


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