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Peanut Butter Chicken Skewers

"Most people associate peanut butter with snacks or desserts. This fantastic dish proves it also makes a mouthwatering sauce for chicken."—Jeanne Bennett, North Richland Hills, Texas.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 cups shredded red cabbage
  • Chopped green onions


  • In a saucepan, combine the first 8 ingredients; cook and stir over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until smooth. Reserve half of sauce for serving. Slice chicken lengthwise into 1-in. strips; thread onto 12 metal or soaked wooden skewers.
  • Grill, uncovered, over medium-high heat for 2 minutes; turn and brush with sauce. Continue turning and basting for 4-6 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Place cabbage on a serving plate; top with chicken. Sprinkle with green onion. Serve with reserved sauce.
Nutrition Facts
2 skewers: 286 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 767mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 29g protein.

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