Peanut Chicken Salad

so i had some leftover chicken that needed using up. as a general rule i hate things made with leftover chicken, but for some reason i had good amount of it and i didn't want it to go to waste. so for lunch today i created this peanut chicken salad. it was inspired by the picture of the chicken sesame salad on delicous days and adapted from another recipe i have with a peanut sauce. in a small bowl i mixed together pressed garlic, rice vinegar, soy sauce, fish sauce, brown sugar, sweet thai chili sauce, and peanut butter. then in a small sauce pan i heated some toasted sesame oil and then added the peanut butter mixture and stirred till it was combined and heated through. then i poured it over my cooked shredded chicken breasts and mixed until combined. i served it with peeled and diced cucumber on top. this is one of the few things that i have liked made with leftover chicken. it made a great lunch!


Anonymous Sarah said...

Hi, Somer! Sarah Short here. Jason's been reading Dan's blog, so that directed me to yours. I have loved reading the recipes. I spend much of my time at home cooking and coming up with fun new recipes! I'd love to catch up with you--my email address is Hope you're doing well!!

5:54 PM  
Anonymous Oliver said...

Hi Somer,
That is a great idea/variation, as we like self-made peanut sauce also for just dipping grilled chicken skewers, your recipe already made it on our list-to-try things. :)

6:20 AM  
Blogger Jeff McMullen said...


When are you going to have your own cooking show? Since Martha is under house arrest this is your big chance to bust onto the scene. Anyway, I enjoy your blog. Give our love to the girls on our behalf.

1:26 PM  

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