Chinese Spicy Peanut Chicken

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Chinese Spicy Peanut Chicken
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
10 min.
Preparation
ready in 22 min.
Ready in
Calories:
598
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie598 kcal(28 %)
Protein46.72 g(48 %)
Fat17.48 g(15 %)
Carbohydrates63.18 g(42 %)
Sugar added2.1 g(8 %)
Roughage5.59 g(19 %)
Vitamin A29.04 mg(3,630 %)
Vitamin D0.11 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E1.72 mg(14 %)
Vitamin B₁0.49 mg(49 %)
Vitamin B₂0.32 mg(29 %)
Niacin32.32 mg(269 %)
Vitamin B₆1.11 mg(79 %)
Folate50.64 μg(17 %)
Pantothenic acid2.09 mg(35 %)
Biotin1.99 μg(4 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.39 μg(13 %)
Vitamin C26.5 mg(28 %)
Potassium668.95 mg(17 %)
Calcium47.51 mg(5 %)
Magnesium149.81 mg(50 %)
Iron2.9 mg(19 %)
Iodine0.52 μg(0 %)
Zinc3.18 mg(40 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.42 g
Cholesterol96.39 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
16 ounces boneless, skinless Chicken breasts (halves)
cayenne pepper (to taste)
1 tablespoon Corn starch
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
1 red Bell pepper (rinsed; trimmed and diced)
3 scallions (rinsed; trimmed and thinly sliced; divided)
2 cloves garlic (peeled and minced)
freshly grated ginger (about 1-inch)
crushed Red pepper flakes to taste (1/2 teaspoon to 1 1/4 teaspoons)
2 tablespoons Rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
½ cup Peanuts
4 cups cooked Rice (hot)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Chicken breastPeanutssoy saucesugargarliccayenne pepper

Preparation steps

1.
Rinse the chicken under cold running water and pat completely dry with paper towels. Season with lightly with cayenne pepper and cut into bite-size pieces. Toss chicken pieces in cornstarch.
2.
In a wok or skillet, heat the sesame oil over medium-high heat until very hot. Add the chicken and stir-fry for about 5 to 7 minutes. Remove chicken chicken from wok.
3.
Add the red peppers, all but 1 tablespoon of the scallions, garlic, ginger, and crushed red pepper flakes, stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
4.
In a small bowl, combine rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, and sugar. Whisk to blend.
5.
Add sauce and chicken to skillet. Stir until chicken pieces are well coated. Stir in the peanuts. Heat thoroughly, stirring several times. Garnish with remaining scallions before serving.
6.
Serve with hot rice.