Chinese Peanut Butter Chicken Recipe

chinese peanut butter chicken recipe

We love peanut butter. Probably because it’s one of the few things that totally satisfy our cravings. We also love Chinese food too. So we figured why not combine them both to make one delicious meal. So today I am going to share with you a Chinese peanut butter recipe. This Chinese peanut butter chicken recipe is very tasty and easy to make, so you will probably want to eat them all up!

We are so excited to bring you this exciting recipe. This is a completely original recipe that we hope you will love. If you love peanut butter and chicken but not in the same dish, you will love this one. We used fresh chicken cutlets instead of chicken breasts. The chicken is very tender, extremely juicy and flavorful. This is a great recipe for kids to try.

Chinese peanut butter chicken recipe is a delicious weeknight meal. The chicken is coated in a sticky sauce made with peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, and brown sugar, then pan-fried until crispy. Serve over steamed rice for a quick and easy dinner the whole family will love!

How To Make Chinese Peanut Butter Chicken

This Chinese peanut butter chicken recipe is a delicious, easy way to make this classic dish. The sauce is made with creamy peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, and chili garlic sauce for a touch of heat. Serve the chicken over rice or noodles for a hearty meal that the whole family will love. After collecting all the ingredients, let’s start making Chinese peanut butter chicken.


  • Chicken cutlets (boneless), 1.5 Pounds
  • Milk, 3/4 cup
  • Creamy peanut butter, 3 tablespoon
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • Corn Flakes (crushed), 2-3 cups
  • Vegetable Oil

For The Sauce

  • Creamy peanut butter, ½ cup
  • Soy sauce, 3 tablespoon
  • Brown sugar, 3 tablespoon
  • Water, 3/4 cup
  • Honey


Step 1

Combine milk, 3 tbsp peanut butter, and egg in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Let the chicken soak in this mixture for a few minutes while you prepare the rest.

Step 2

Prepare the sauce by placing all ingredients in a glass measuring cup or other microwave-safe containers. If you don’t reach your desired consistency after adding half a cup of water, you might add more later.

Step 3

In the Microwave, heat the mixture for 30 seconds, and then whisk to thoroughly combine. Microwave for another 30 seconds. If necessary, add more water to thin the mixture.

Step 4

Coat chicken pieces in Corn Flakes and cook in oil, flipping once, until browned on both sides and cooked through. You can serve this dish with rice and veggies of your choice and drizzle with peanut butter sauce. Have fun!

Chinese Peanut Butter Chicken Recipe

Cuisine: Chinese

Cuisine type: Dinner

Servings: 6 Serving

Preparation time: 20 Minutes

Cooking time: 30 Minutes

Total time: 50 Minutes

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