Peanut Butter Chicken

Guess what’s on the menu at my casa tonight? Boy, oh boy, are we excited! This recipe comes highly recommended by my friends Sunny & Rachna at Fit. Cookin.  And you guys, guess what? Not only does it LOOK delightful, but this recipe is also dairy free and gluten free.  I know, I know. It’s a health food lovers dream… Take one more look.

Check out this dairy free, gluten free peanut butter chicken recipe! Thanks for sharing Fit Cookin'!

Oooookaaay… time to stop drooling… or dreaming…. or whatever you were doing.  Before I reveal the recipe, let me share a bit about my Fit. Cookin friends.

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Alright, recipe time. Thanks again to my new friends for sharing with me! My whole fam is pumped for dinner tonight 🙂
Peanut Butter Chicken

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Yield: Serves 2

Calories per serving: 609

Fat per serving: 25

Carbs per serving: 23

Protein per serving: 73

Peanut Butter Chicken

Protein packed, with flavors that would just want you to eat more and more. A great dish to pick at as a snack or have for a main meal especially post workout.


  • 400g chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • For the Marinade:
  • 2 tablespoons 100% pure peanut butter , smooth or crunchy, no salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon white wine or rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced (approx 2cm cubes)
  • 1 tablespoon agave
  • For the Greens:
  • 200g Sugar Snap Peas
  • Sea Salt to season (optional)


  1. Combine all the ingredients for the marinade and mix well.
  2. Mix in the chicken, cover and leave to marinade ideally for 1 hour.
  3. On a medium heat, add the coconut oil to the pan , cook the chicken for 12 to 15 minutes or until cooked, turning frequently.
  4. In the mean time pre-boil water and boil the greens for 5-6 minutes, and drain well.
  5. Serve the chicken hot with sugar snap peas to the side.


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