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Marcus Samuelsson's Peanut Chicken Recipe

Full of unique and scrumptious ingredients, this delectable chicken dish is perfect for a special occasion.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: Gluten-Free, Holiday
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 498kcal

Ingredients

For Each Individual Plate

  • 1 boneless and skinless chicken breasts (10 chicken breasts total)
  • 1/2 cup coconut spinach (5 cups cooked coconut spinach total)
  • 1/4 cup taro root (2 1/2 cups taro root total)
  • 1/5 cup pearl onions (2 cups pearl onions total)
  • 1/3 cup peanut sauce (3 1/3 cups total)
  • 1 tablespoon peanuts chopped (3/4 cup total)
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro (3/4 cup total)
  • 1 tablespoon scallion (3/4 cup total)

For the Chicken Rub

  • 1 tablespoon rosemary chopped
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

For the Peanut Sauce

  • 3/4 cup shallots diced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic chopped
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/6 cup grapeseed oil
  • 1/3 cup coconut shredded
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 4 cups coconut milk
  • 8 pieces star anise
  • 2 pieces bay leaves
  • 3 pieces cinnamon sticks
  • 1/6 cup dried ginger diced
  • 1/4 cup black vinegar
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

For the Plate

  • 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.

Nutrition

Serving: 1full plate (1 chicken breast, sauce, toppings, and spinach) | Calories: 498kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 420mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 21
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 21