Enter a world where pasta meets bold flavours in our Chicken Pasta with Peanut Butter Sauce. Imagine the perfect balance of succulent chicken, vibrant vegetables, and the creamy richness of peanut butter, all enveloped in a bowl of al dente spaghetti. This dish is not just a meal; it’s an experience.
About the Recipe
Our Chicken Pasta with Peanut Butter Sauce is a culinary adventure that marries the heartiness of chicken with the luxurious essence of peanut butter. This fusion recipe combines familiar ingredients in an unexpected, delightful way, creating a symphony of tastes and textures.
Why You Will Love This Recipe
Prepare to be amazed by the marriage of savoury and nutty flavours. The Chicken Pasta with peanut butter Sauce is a revelation—each bite offers a dance of tender chicken, perfectly cooked spaghetti, and the velvety allure of peanut butter. Its comfort food is elevated to gourmet heights.
Thoroughly whisk the peanut butter sauce ingredients for a perfect blend of flavours. Sauteing the chicken and veggies until golden and aromatic adds a depth that complements the pasta beautifully.
Serving and Storing Suggestions
Serve this delectable Chicken Pasta hot, straight from the pot, garnished with extra coriander leaves for freshness. Leftovers can be refrigerated, and a quick reheating will revive the flavours for a delightful next-day meal.
Other Similar Recipes
Explore more culinary adventures with our Thai Peanut Noodles, or dive into the world of creamy pasta with our Chicken Alfredo. Each recipe promises a unique twist on familiar ingredients.
While indulging in the richness of this dish, appreciate the protein from chicken and the healthy fats in peanut butter. It is a satisfying and delicious way to enjoy a balanced meal.
Chicken Pasta with Peanut Butter Sauce
- 225 g Chicken Breast (boneless, skinless, chopped)
- 225 g Spaghetti
- 1/2 cup Spring Onions (chopped)
- 1 tbsp Oil
- Carrot (or Capsicum: 1 small, grated)
- Coriander Leaves (Handful, chopped)
For the Sauce:
- 2 tbsp Rice Vinegar
- 3 tbsp Oil
- 1 tbsp Peanut Butter
- 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
- 2 tsp Honey
- 1 tsp Sesame Oil
- 1/2 tsp Ginger (grated)
- 1/4 tsp Red Chilli Flakes
- Mix all sauce ingredients in a bowl, whisk well, and set aside.
- Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, sauté carrot, add spring onions and chicken, stir and cook for 10 minutes.
- Cook spaghetti in salted water as per packet instructions, drain, and transfer to a bowl.
- Add the sauce and coriander leaves to the spaghetti, mix well.
- Place chicken pieces on top, gently mix, and serve hot or warm.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I use a different type of pasta?
Absolutely! This recipe works well with various pasta shapes. Try it with penne, fusilli, or even rice noodles for a unique twist.
Can I make the sauce in advance?
Certainly! Prepare the sauce ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator. Please give it a good whisk before adding it to the pasta for fresh flavours.
Are there any vegetable alternatives for added colour?
Experiment with bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, or spinach for a burst of colour and additional nutritional benefits. Check out our Veggie-Packed Peanut Noodles for more inspiration.
Can I use crunchy peanut butter?
While smooth peanut butter creates a velvety sauce, crunchy peanut butter can add a delightful texture. Choose based on your preference for a creamy or chunky experience.
Can I make it vegetarian?
Absolutely! Swap chicken for tofu or add more veggies for a delicious vegetarian version. Check our Veggie Stir-Fry Noodles for a meat-free alternative.