Thai Peanut Chicken and Broccoli


Embark on a flavorful journey with our Bangkok Breeze Thai Peanut Chicken and Broccoli! This dish combines succulent chicken and fresh broccoli in a rich, nutty peanut sauce, infused with the exotic flavors of Thailand. It's a perfect blend of protein, greens, and mouthwatering spices, ideal for a quick yet satisfying meal.

Thai Peanut Chicken and Broccoli

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yields 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 portion

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 350 kcal
  • Total Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 70mg
  • Sodium: 800mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Sugars: 6g
  • Protein: 30g


  • Chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces - 500 grams (1.1 pounds)
  • Broccoli florets - 2 cups
  • Peanut butter - ¼ cup
  • Soy sauce - 3 tablespoons
  • Honey - 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic, minced - 2 cloves
  • Ginger, grated - 1 teaspoon
  • Lime juice - 1 tablespoon
  • Red pepper flakes (optional) - ½ teaspoon
  • Coconut milk - ½ cup
  • Vegetable oil - 2 tablespoons
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped - for garnish
  • Crushed peanuts - for garnish

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. In a bowl, whisk together peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, garlic, ginger, lime juice, red pepper flakes, and coconut milk. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper, and cook until golden and cooked through.
  3. Add the broccoli florets to the skillet and sauté for a few minutes until tender-crisp.
  4. Pour the peanut sauce over the chicken and broccoli. Stir to coat evenly and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Serve hot, garnished with chopped cilantro and crushed peanuts.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • For a creamier sauce, adjust the amount of coconut milk.
  • Add a splash of fish sauce for an authentic Thai flavor.
  • Steam the broccoli beforehand for softer texture.
  • Serve over rice or noodles for a complete meal.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use other vegetables in this dish?

Yes, bell peppers, snow peas, or carrots are great additions.

How can I make this dish vegetarian?

Substitute chicken with tofu or tempeh.

Can I store leftovers?

Keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Your Bangkok Breeze Thai Peanut Chicken and Broccoli is a delightful escape to the vibrant streets of Thailand. It's a dish that brings a fusion of textures and flavors to your table, perfect for a flavorful weeknight dinner or a special occasion. Enjoy the harmony of tender chicken, crunchy broccoli, and the rich peanut sauce in every bite!