Peanut chicken

Peanut chicken

Today on the table is peanut chicken, an unusual but very successful combination. Tender chicken fillet in a caramel crust, with a pronounced taste of garlic and ginger, the spiciness of hot pepper.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinating time (min.) 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4 people
Calories 243 kcal


  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 mix bowl


  • 500 g chicken fillet
  • 40 g ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp starch
  • 1 pc onion
  • ½ cup peanuts
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 50 ml soy sauce
  • 30 ml rice vinegar
  • ¼ tsp hot pepper
  • 40 ml vegetable oil


  • Prepare everything necessary.
    Ingredients for peanut chicken
  • Cut the chicken fillet into strips, add half of the starch, pour in half of the soy sauce.
    500 g chicken fillet
    Starch, soy sauce
  • Mix and leave to marinate for 20-30 minutes.
    Marinated chicken
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan. Lay out the chicken fillet in one layer. Quickly fry over high heat until golden brown. If there is a lot of meat, fry in portions, removing the ready ones to a plate.
    40 ml vegetable oil
    Roasting chicken fillet
  • Pour a spoonful of soy sauce into the pan, which will deglaze the fryings, scrape them off and lay them out with the meat. And add a little more oil to the pan, pour in the onion cubes, hot pepper. Adjust the spiciness to taste.
    1 pc onion, 50 ml soy sauce, ¼ tsp hot pepper
    Yellow onion, hot pepper
  • Fry for a couple of minutes, introduce chopped ginger and garlic.
    40 g ginger, 2 cloves garlic
    Garlic, ginger
  • After a minute, return the chicken.
    Roasting chicken
  • Separately mix soy sauce, starch, sugar, and rice vinegar.
    1 tbsp starch, 1 tsp sugar, 50 ml soy sauce, 30 ml rice vinegar
    Soy sauce, starch, sugar, rice vinegar
  • Pour into the pan.
    Pouring a sauce into chicken
  • Quickly mix and hold until a glossy caramel crust appears on the pieces. Sprinkle with roasted peanuts. Rice is good to offer as a side dish, which will balance the spiciness of the dish.
    ½ cup peanuts
    Peanut chicken


Calories: 243kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 28gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 80mgSodium: 844mgPotassium: 493mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.5gVitamin A: 38IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chicken, dinner




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