Chicken breasts with curry and peanuts

Chicken Breasts With Curry And Peanuts

4 boneless chicken breast halves, skinned, about 1 1/4 pounds

Fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons butter or margarine

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1 teaspoon curry powder

Additional fresh lemon juice

2 cups hot cooked rice

Salt and pepper to taste

1/2 cup dark raisins

Toasted coconut

1/4 cup finely chopped peanuts

Sprinkle chicken breast with lemon juice. Heat butter in heavy skillet over low to medium heat. Add the chicken breasts. Saute, turning often, for 10 minutes, or just until chicken is cooked through. While chicken cooks, mix the mayonnaise with the curry powder. Add fresh lemon juice to taste. Mix the cooked rice with salt and pepper to taste. Mix in the raisins and coconut. To serve, spoon rice onto serving plate. Top with the cooked chicken breast. Spoon pan juices over the chicken and rice. Spoon curry mayonnaise over the chicken breast. Sprinkle with the chopped peanuts. Serve immediately.

Microwave Directions:

4 boneless chicken breast halves, skinned, about 1 1/4 pounds

Fresh lemon juice

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1 teaspoon curry powder

Additional fresh lemon juice

2 cups hot cooked rice

Salt and pepper to taste

1/2 cup dark raisins

Toasted coconut

1/4 cup finely chopped peanuts

Arrange chicken on microsafe plate with thicker parts toward the edges. Drizzle with lemon juice. Cover with waxed paper. Microwave on high for 4 to 6 minutes, turning once. Let stand 2 to 3 minutes. Mix mayonnaise with curry powder and lemon juice to taste. Mix rice with salt and pepper to taste, raisins and coconut. Arrange rice on serving plates. Top with the chicken breasts. Spoon curry mayonnaise over chicken breasts and sprinkle with the chopped peanuts. Serve immediately.

Tips:

To cook rice in the microwave oven, measure 2/3 cup regular long grain rice into a microsafe casserole or glass bowl. Add 2 cups hot water. Stir. Cover. Microwave on high for 5 minutes until water boils. Reduce power to medium. Cook 20 minutes until water is absorbed. Stir with fork. Season to taste.

Makes 4 servings.

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Author: Carol Anne

I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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