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Thai Peanut Sauce with Chicken

Tasty peanut sauce is also good with pork, salmon or shrimp.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Marinate Time: 15+ minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 6 to 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup Karo® Light OR Dark Corn Syrup
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • OR 3/4 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless, chicken breasts


  1. Stir together all ingredients except chicken. (Tip: Warm mixture in microwave for 30 seconds for easier stirring.)
  2. Pour half of sauce over chicken. Cover and marinate at least 15 minutes (or longer in refrigerator). Drain and discard marinade when ready to cook.
  3. Heat remaining half of sauce in microwave for 1 to 2 minutes until bubbling slightly using 1-quart bowl or measuring cup.
  4. Broil or grill chicken at 400°F for 5 to 7 minutes per side, or until juices run clear and center is no longer pink.
  5. Drizzle reserved sauce over cooked chicken.
  6. Serving Suggestion: Top with chopped peanuts and minced green onion.