Peanut Chicken Stir Fry

It’s Chinese New Year and what better way than to celebrate with food? This was such a yummy blend of fresh veggies, juicy chicken and a spicy peanut sauce that brought the heat! Served in my lucky red bowls, this is a different dish, but sure to please!


  • Preparation Time: 30 min.
  • Cook Time: 40 min.
  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Servings: 2-4


  • 2-3 chicken breasts, cut into strips and seasoned with salt and pepper.
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable broth
  • 3 tbsp. of creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp.all purpose flour
  • 1/2 large white onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 bell peppers, sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups of purple cabbage, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups of snow peas
  • 2 cups of brown rice, cooked
  • 2 tbsp. of unsalted peanuts, crushed
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. of lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. of crushed red pepper
  • 1 tbsp. of maple syrup


  • 1
    If rice is uncooked, begin first, and use directions on bag.
  • 2
    To make peanut sauce, add broth, crushed red pepper, maple syrup, peanut butter, lime juice, flour, and garlic salt in a small bowl, mix well and set aside.
  • 3
    In a wok or a large skillet, combine chicken, bell peppers, garlic and onion in 1 tbsp. of sesame oil, over medium to high heat for 3-5 minutes, stirring consistently to prevent sticking.
  • 4
    Add in the snow peas, and cabbage and cook for 2-4 more minutes until vegetables are tender.
  • 5
    Add sauce to wok or skillet and stir until sauce starts to thicken.
  • 6
    Serve with brown rice.
  • 7
    Garnish with crushed peanuts and a lime squeeze.
  • 8

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