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5 from 23 votes

Thai Crispy Chicken

Delicious Thai Crispy Chicken cooks up in just a few minutes for a great weeknight dinner idea.
Prep Time19 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time34 mins
Course: Easy Dinner Ideas
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4
Calories: 408kcal


  • 2 Chicken breasts cut into small pieces
  • 1 Egg
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 Cup flour
  • ½ Cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon ginger powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon broth
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • Pinch of turmeric


  • 1. In a small bowl combine the peanut butter with the soy sauce, broth, ginger, cumin and turmeric. Set aside. 
  • 2. In a small bowl beat the egg with the lemon juice and set aside for breading.
  • 3.In a third bowl combine the flour with the breadcrumbs, garlic powder, ginger and salt and pepper. 
  • 4.Dip the chicken into the egg and then dip in the flour mixture. Toss to coat evenly with flour.
  • 5. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook for 5 minutes or until cooked through and golden brown. 
  • 6.Pour the peanut sauce over the chicken and cook for 3 more minutes stirring so the chicken gets evenly coated with the sauce. 
  • 7.Serve over rice with chopped pepper, mint or basil sprigs and a lime wedge. 


Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 797mg | Potassium: 554mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 113IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 3mg