Oriental Chicken Tenders Curried Peanut Recipe

Oriental Chicken Tenders Curried Peanut Recipe

Oriental chicken tenders curried peanut is a flavorful and aromatic dish that combines tender chicken with the bold flavors of curry and peanut. The chicken tenders are typically coated in a mixture of breadcrumbs or flour and spices, and then fried or baked until they are crisp and golden brown. The curried peanut sauce is made by combining peanut butter, curry powder, and other ingredients such as soy sauce, honey, and garlic to create a rich and savory sauce. The cooked chicken tenders are then tossed in the sauce and served with rice or noodles and a variety of vegetables, such as bell peppers, carrots, and onions. The dish is often garnished with chopped peanuts, cilantro, and green onions for added flavor and crunch.

How to make it:

1 c. soy sauce
1/3 c. sugar
4 tsp. vegetable oil
1 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. five spice powder
2 bunches green onion
16 chicken tenders (approx. 2 lbs.)
Blend soy sauce, sugar, oil, ginger and five spice powder in a large bowl until the sugar dissolves. Stir in green onions. Add chicken tenders to marinade. Turn to coat. Cover chicken and refrigerate overnight. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Drain chicken RESERVING MARINADE. Arrange chicken in dish and bake until brown and tender, while basting occasionally with marinade.

Another variation of the same recipe:

4 halves, skinned & boned chicken breasts
2 c. half & half
1 1/2 c. mayonnaise
3 tbsp. mango chutney
2 tbsp. dry sherry
1 tbsp. sherry vinegar
2 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. curry powder
1 tsp. turmeric
2 c. finely chopped salted roasted peanuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place chicken breasts in a shallow baking dish just large enough to hold them. Pour half and half over them and bake for 30 minutes. Let cool and cut in 1 inch cubes.
Process mayonnaise, chutney, sherry, vinegar, curry powder and turmeric in a blender or food processor. Dip chicken pieces into the curry mayonnaise and roll in the chopped nuts. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Arrange on a serving plate with fancy toothpicks.