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Sticky Thai Peanut Orange Chicken (30 Minutes)

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4 -6

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs

Rub

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tsp EACH ground ginger, garlic pwder
  • 1/2 tsp EACH onion pwdr, paprika, ground cumin, salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Sticky Thai Peanut Orange Sauce

Garnish

  • Chopped roasted peanuts
  • green onions
  • orange zest

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together sauce ingredients. Set aside
  • Preheat oven to 400F degrees.
  • Mix Rub Ingredients together in a small bowl and rub all over chicken.
  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large oven proof skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken and sear 2-3 minutes per side or until browned. Remove chicken to plate.
  • Add sauce and simmer 1 minute, scraping sides of pan to deglaze. Add chicken back to skillet, and spoon some sauce over chicken. Bake 8- 12 minutes or until chicken is cooked through depending on thickness.
  • Garnish with desired toppings and serve over rice.

Notes

*I prefer thighs because they are oh so tender but you may substitute boneless, skinless chicken breasts but make sure they are pounded THIN. Adjust baking time accordingly.
**I use 3 tablespoons then sprinkle a little brown sugar on the top after baking - so good!