Spicy Peanut Chicken


  • 1 t cumin
  • 1/4 t ground cinnamon
  • 2 lbs chicken breasts
  • 1 T vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 can plum tomatoes, drained & chopped
  • 1/4 c creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ c packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½ t salt
  • ¼ t crushed red pepper


In a cup, mix cumin and cinnamon; use to rub over chicken.

In nonstick 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add chicken and cook until browned. Add onion; cook 5 minutes.

In a blender at high speed, puree reserved tomato juice and remaining ingredients; pour over chicken. Stir in tomatoes; heat to boiling over high heat. reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 40 minutes, or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced with tip of knife.


Cooking time: 45 minutes