Peanut sesame chicken

A quick and easy recipe from Sarah Graham's cookbook, Bitten.

Recipe from: 08 September 2012
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min


  • 3
    olive oil
  • 4
    chicken breasts - roughly chopped
  • 300 - 400
    rice or egg noodles
  • 2
    roughly chopped broccoli
  • 1
    red bell pepper - deseeded and chopped
  • 2
    roughly chopped fresh coriander
  • 1
    sesame seeds
  • Tbs
    for the dressing:
  • 3
    sesame oil
  • 1
    large clove garlic - finely chopped
  • 3
    soy sauce
  • 6
    sweet chilli sauce
  • 2
    smooth peanut butter
  • juice of 2 limes
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Heat the olive oil in a wok or pot and brown the chicken pieces until lightly golden on all sides. Remove from the heat and set aside.

Meanwhile, cook the noodles and broccoli together for 4 - 5 minutes or according to the packet instructions on the noodles. Drain and set aside in a large warmed serving bowl.?

While the chicken, broccoli and noodles are cooking, whisk together the ingredients for the sauce and set aside.?

Add the chicken pieces, red pepper, coriander and sesame seeds to the noodles and broccoli and then drizzle over the sauce. Serve immediately in warmed bowls.
Reprinted with permission of Sarah Graham. To see more recipes, click here.

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