Chicken with Spinach, Bell Peppers & Peanut Sauce

Smell of Rosemary - Chicken with Spinach, Bell Peppers and Peanut Sauce - Top

Here is one more recipe using peanut butter sauce. This time I used a little different approach, sautéing vegetables and chicken pieces, and then tossing with the sauce and serving with your favorite pasta or rice.

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe of peanut sauce found at this link: http://www.smellofrosemary.com/2017/02/01/creamy-peanut-butter-sauce/
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 pound of chicken breast, cut into small pieces
  • 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup of green onion, sliced
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • ½ cup of chopped cilantro for garnish
  • 4 cups of cooked pasta for serving

Smell of Rosemary - Chicken with Spinach, Bell Peppers and Peanut Sauce - Ingredients

Prepare peanut butter sauce in accordance with the recipe at this link: http://www.smellofrosemary.com/2017/02/01/creamy-peanut-butter-sauce/ .

To make the remainder of this recipe, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; then add chicken and sauté for about 5 to 6 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink. Remove chicken from the skillet and set aside.

Add bell pepper and green onion to the skillet and sauté for 3 more minutes.

Smell of Rosemary - Chicken with Spinach, Bell Peppers and Peanut Sauce - Sauté Bell Pepper and Green Onion

 

Add peanut sauce, chicken and spinach, reduce heat to medium and continue cooking for another 2 to 3 minutes until chicken is cooked throughout and spinach wilts.

Smell of Rosemary - Chicken with Spinach, Bell Peppers and Peanut Sauce - Cooking Chicken

 

Serve over cooked pasta.

Smell of Rosemary - Chicken with Spinach, Bell Peppers and Peanut Sauce - Ready to Serve Over Pasta

Serves 8.

This is a Smell of Rosemary original recipe.

Prep time: approximately 20 minutes (including sauce)

Active cook time: approximately 20 minutes (including sauce)

Total time: approximately 35 minutes (including sauce)

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