Thai Peanut Skillet Chicken Recipe

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Theresa Scholz Modified: March 23, 2022
Thai Peanut Skillet Chicken Recipe

How To Make Thai Peanut Skillet Chicken

Carrots, bell peppers, beans and more are cooked along with this skillet chicken. They’re all flavored with a Thai-inspired peanut butter glaze.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 4chicken thighs,(bone in and skin on)
  • 1tbspoil
  • 1largecarrot,sliced
  • 1red bell pepper,sliced thin
  • 1orange bell pepper,sliced thin

For Thai Peanut Glaze:

  • ¼cupsoy sauce
  • ½cupwater
  • ¼cuppeanut butter
  • 2tbspwhite vinegar
  • 2tbspbrown sugar
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • juice of one lime

For serving:

  • 1cupsnow peas,steamed
  • red pepper flakes
  • green onions


  1. In a medium sized skillet, heat oil over medium high heat in a large skillet. Cook the chicken on each side for about 7 to 10 minutes.

  2. Add the peppers and continue to cook until they become tender and chicken reads 165 degrees F with a thermometer. Remove the chicken and veggies and set aside on a plate.

  3. Add the soy sauce, water, peanut butter, white vinegar, brown sugar, garlic and lime juice. Whisk until it comes to a boil and reduce heat.

  4. Add chicken and veggies back to the skillet and let simmer for another 3 to 5 minutes.

  5. Serve with steamed snow peas, red pepper flakes, and green onions over rice if desired.


  • Calories: 639.35kcal
  • Fat: 44.34g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.71g
  • Trans Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.83g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9.86g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.03g
  • Fiber: 5.23g
  • Sugar: 11.63g
  • Protein: 38.77g
  • Cholesterol: 189.14mg
  • Sodium: 1054.50mg
  • Calcium: 77.23mg
  • Potassium: 865.70mg
  • Iron: 3.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 302.67µg
  • Vitamin C: 111.71mg
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