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Spicy Peanut Basil Chicken


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Main Ingredient





  • 1/2 cup San-J Thai Peanut Sauce
  • 1/3 cup oil plus additional for brushing
  • 4 large garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1/2 tsp lime zest
  • 1 small sweet onion sliced into ½ inch pieces
  • 4 fresh basil leaves finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh marjoram finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper freshly ground
  • 1 tsp chili pepper flakes
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts


  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Marinate chicken in the refrigerator for 3 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Brush a baking dish with oil. Remove chicken from marinade and transfer to prepared baking dish.  Transfer marinade to a small pot.  
  • Roast chicken in the oven for 15 minutes, flip, bake for another 20 minutes or until chicken is golden brown and no longer pink inside.  
  • Meanwhile, heat marinade over medium heat until boiling. Reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes.  
  • Remove chicken from oven and drizzle with the sauce. Serve any remaining sauce on the side. 
  • Enjoy with a side of vegetables and/or rice. Save any leftover chicken for salads or grain bowls. 

* The Gluten Free recipes that appear in this website incorporate a variety of San-J's products that are Certified Gluten Free. Please be sure to consider the other ingredients to make sure they comply with your dietary needs and restrictions.

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