Thai Chicken Flatbread-Peanut Sauce

Thai food always make our taste buds dance. Spicy chicken, crunchy peanuts, creamy peanut sauce and fresh cilantro and bean sprouts give this flat bread a beautiful balance of flavor and texture. Store bought Naan bread makes prep super simple and the final product absolutely delicious.

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Heat the oil in small saucepan over medium-low heat. When the oil is just starting to get hot, add the garlic and ginger and fry for 30 seconds until fragrant. Add the sweet chili sauce, hoisin sauce, water, and peanut butter and stir until smooth. Simmer until thickened. Let cool.

Flat Bread

Preheat oven to 375F. Combine the chicken with the soy sauce, honey, and cornstarch and let marinate at room temperature for 10 minutes. Heat a nonstick frying pan over high heat. When hot, add the chicken pieces and saute for 2 to 3 minutes, until cooked through. Brush the olive oil all over the edges of the naan.

Spread the peanut dipping sauce on each naan. Top with the mozzarella and cooked chicken.

Bake for 5 to 8 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the edges are golden brown. Remove from the oven, top with cilantro and roasted peanuts.

 

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Thai Chicken Flatbread

This flatbread reminds me of the Thai Chicken Pizza at California Pizza Kitchen (CPK). Shrimp or Tofu may also be substituted as options.

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Ingredients

Peanut Sauce

  • 1 teaspoon cooking oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 11/2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 11/2 tablespoons peanut butter

Flat Bread

  • 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium naan
  • 1/2 cup peanut dipping sauce (below)
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese
  • cilantro
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts, chopped

Instructions

Peanut Sauce

  1. Heat the oil in small saucepan over medium-low heat. When the oil is just starting to get hot, add the garlic and ginger and fry for 30 seconds until fragrant. Add the sweet chili sauce, hoisin sauce, water, and peanut butter and stir until smooth. Simmer until thickened. Let cool.

Flat Bread

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Combine the chicken with the soy sauce, honey, and cornstarch and let marinate at room temperature for 10 minutes.
  3. Heat a nonstick frying pan over high heat. When hot, add the chicken pieces and saute for 2 to 3 minutes, until cooked through.
  4. Brush the olive oil all over the edges of the naan.
  5. Spread the peanut dipping sauce on each naan. Top with the mozzarella and cooked chicken.
  6. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the edges are golden brown. Remove from the oven, top with cilantro and roasted peanuts.

Notes

Attributed To | Steamy Kitchen