Chicken breast is rubbed with salt, brown sugar, rosemary, and pepper flakes. Sauce is made with shallots, garlic, smoked paprika, shredded coconut, peanut butter, chicken stock, coconut milk, black vinegar, star anise, cinnamon, bay leaves, and ginger. Blanched spinach is mixed with cumin flavored coconut cream, and diced fried taro root is folded into the spinach. Pearl onions are braised with mango puree and rice vinegar. Garnish with chopped peanuts, scallions, and cilantro.
For the Chicken Rub
Mix all ingredients together
For the Peanut Sauce
Sweat the shallots, garlic, and spices in the oil. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for about 45 min. Take out the star anise, cinnamon, and bay leaves. Season with salt.