Peanut chicken Vs Cashew Chicken


Chicken is such a common protein, finding ways to enjoy it in a new ways might sometimes be difficult, I have concocted two new chicken recipes that are fast, tasty and healthy. Pick your favorite and enjoy!

 

Peanut chicken

Ingredients

  • 4 half breast boneless skinless chicken
  • 2 cubes maggi (bouillon cube)
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanut/groundnut (crushed*)
  • 1/2tsp dried  rosemary
  • 4Tablespoons olive or sunflower oil
  • 1 Jalapeno Pepper (chopped)
  • 1 red peppers (chopped)
  • 2 large tomatoes (crushed)
  • 2 Tspn peanut butter

* I crushed my Peanut in a Ziploc bag using a rolling pin*

 

Direction

  • Cut the chicken into one inch cubes, season with maggi, salt, black pepper, and rosemary. set aside for 25mins.
  • Place a medium size Saute pan (or a large pot with depth) on medium heat, add in the oil. Once the oil is hot (~3mins) add in the chicken. Make sure the pot isn’t crowded. cook the chicken for 4min then turn it and cook the other side for 4 mins
  • Add in your peanut butter and crushed tomatoes, simmer for 4 mins
  • Add in the chopped peppers and crushed peanut. Stir. simmer for 2 more mins
  • Your chicken is ready to serve. try it with rice.

 

 

 Cashew Chicken

 

Ingredients

  • 4 half breast boneless skinless chicken
  • 2 cubes maggi (bouillon cube)
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup roasted Cashew nut (crushed*)
  • 1/2tsp dried parsley or rosemary
  • 4TableSpoons olive or sunflower oil
  • 1/2 green and red peppers (finely chopped) (optional) 

* I crushed my cashew in a Ziploc bag using a rolling pin*

 

Direction

  • Cut the chicken into one inch cubes, season with maggi, salt, black pepper, and rosemary. set aside for 25mins.
  • Place a medium size Saute pan ( or a large pot with depth) on medium heat, add in the oil. Once the oil is hot (~3mins) add in the chicken. Make sure the pot isn’t crowded. cook the chicken for 4min then turn it and cook the other side for 4 mins.
  • Add in pepper and crushed cashew. Stir. Your chicken is ready to serve. Serve on rice or as a main dish with fresh vegetables.

 

PS: These are original recipe, I put up recipes most time and people comment that they have never heard of it. I often spin or create recipes, I will try to note that in recipe postings going forward.

Have a great weekend everyone! Happy cooking 🙂

 

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By |September 17th, 2011|1 Comment

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  1. jennier November 22, 2013 at 7:41 am - Reply

    in the peanut recipe you didnt say when exactly the crushed peanut should be added

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