Chicken-with-Yellow-Peanut-SauceServes: Makes 4 servings
Cooking Time: 45 minutes

 This Asian inspired dish will leave your taste buds tingling! Perfect for a dinner party, your guests will be swept away with your culinary skills.


1½ cups (375 mL) coconut milk

1 tbsp (15 mL) soy sauce

1½ tbsp (22 mL) curry powder

1 tsp (5 mL) coriander seeds

2 tsp (10 mL) cornstarch

3 chicken breasts, thinly sliced

¾ cup (175 mL) salted peanuts

1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice

2 tbsp (30 mL) cilantro, chopped

chili flakes


In a bowl, mix perfectly coconut milk with the soy sauce, curry and coriander seeds; cover and keep refrigerated. Pour a half cup of this mixture in a bowl and dilute the cornstarch it in.

Cut the chicken into 5 cm wide strips, insert them in skewers; marinate in the peanut sauce with the cornstarch and let stand for about 15 minutes.

In a small pan mix the coconut milk and remaining peanuts, lemon juice, chili flakes, moving constantly with a spoon until it thickens slightly. Pour the sauce into a bowl and let cool.

Heat a grill and grease it lightly with oil, cook the skewers on both sides until golden brown. Add the cilantro to the cooled sauce and use that to season the fajitas.


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