Chicken with Spicy Peanut Sauce

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Ken Hom Cooks Thai

By Ken Hom

Published 2001

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Peanuts play an important role in Thai cuisine. The peanuts (or groundnuts, goobers or, more accurately, legume seeds) are toasted, crushed and added to a variety of dipping sauces. So nicely have Thai cooks integrated peanut sauce into their cuisine that one food writer (Molly O’Neill) refers to it as ‘the Thai condiment that’s a genie in a bottle’. Every diner enjoys the delicious fruits of this Thai variation on the humble peanut theme.

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