Chicken in Tomato-Peanut Sauce

Peanut butter and chicken? Yes, this is really happening. And, it's really good.

Chicken in Tomato-Peanut Sauce

Peanut butter and chicken? Yes, this is really happening. And, it’s really good.

-Recipe brought to you by Velveeta Shells and Cheese and Relish Magazine (

Chicken in Tomato-Peanut sauce

Velveeta Shells and Cheese is a very versatile, smooth and creamy side dish that goes well with everything, including this chicken recipe. Make this tonight with a side of Velveeta Shells and Cheese for a delicious dinner.

Makes 6 Servings


6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of excess fat

1/4 cup unseasoned dry breadcrumbs

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 cup diced onion

1/2 cup diced red bell pepper

1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained

1/3 cup peanut butter

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 tablespoons brown sugar

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper, or to taste

1/2 cup canned reduced-sodium chicken broth

Chopped cilantro

3 tablespoons coarsely chopped dry roasted peanuts


1. Dredge chicken in breadcrumbs. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until golden brown on both sides. Transfer to a medium-size slow cooker.

2. Add onion and bell pepper to skillet; cook 4 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, peanut butter, garlic, sugar, soy sauce, red pepper and broth. Spoon over chicken.

3. Cover and cook on low 3 hours or until chicken is tender. Serve with peanuts and cilantro.

Per serving: 354 calories, 22g fat, 50mg chol., 22g prot., 19g carbs., 3g fiber, 848mg sodium

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    I love peanuts with chicken!!

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