Thai Garlic Chicken
Delicious Thai Crispy Chicken cooks up in just a few minutes for a great weeknight dinner idea.
- 2 Chicken breasts cut into small pieces
- 1 Egg
- Juice from 1 lemon
- 1 Cup flour
- ½ Cup breadcrumbs
- 1-2 garlic cloves crushed
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon ginger powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1 tablespoons peanut butter
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons broth
- 1 teaspoon ginger
- ½ teaspoon cumin
- Pinch of turmeric
In a small bowl combine the peanut butter with the soy sauce, broth, ginger, cumin, crushed garlic cloves and turmeric. Set aside.
In a small bowl beat the egg with the lemon juice and set aside for breading.
In a third bowl combine the flour with the breadcrumbs, garlic powder, ginger and salt and pepper.
Dip the chicken into the egg and then dip in the flour mixture. Toss to coat evenly with flour.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken to the hot pan and cook for 5 minutes or until cooked through and golden brown.
Pour the peanut sauce over the chicken and cook for 3 more minutes stirring so the chicken gets evenly coated with the sauce.
Serve over rice with chopped pepper, mint or basil sprigs and a lime wedge.
Store leftovers in an airtight container.
Serve with green beans or snow peas or over rice.
Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 797mg | Potassium: 552mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 113IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 3mg