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Easy Peanut Chicken Recipe

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Peanuts are particularly important because they are an excellent source of protein. The Peanut is also very old, it was grown by the Aztecs and other Pre-Columbian societies.

The Peanut spread throughout the Americas with the arrival of the Spanish as a good for livestock and the poor. However, in 1860 with the outbreak of the American Civil War both sides ate it as a tasty snack and it grew in popularity.

However, it would take advances in harvesting and over 300 innovations by George Washington Carver to really make the peanut popular.

Once the trash and stems were removed from peanuts and people had tasty things like peanut butter, the peanut took off is now one of America’s most popular foods.

We know that we’ve been writing alot about dieting lately and the peanut is a great diet substitute in moderation.

Peanut Chicken^Recipe

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, peanut butter
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs Chicken (cubed)
  • 1/2 cup Shallots
  • 1/2 cup Peanuts
  • 1/4 cup Teriyaki sauce
  • 1/4 cup Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Peanut oil
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Five spices powder
  • 1 tsp Rosemary

Instructions

  • Chop chicken.
  • Place oil in medium wok.
  • Brown chicken, add shallots, peanuts and seasoning.
  • After 5-10 minutes add soy sauce and teriyaki.
  • Boil off excess water and serve warm over rice.

 

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