Curried Peanut Chicken Bites

Curried Peanut Chicken Bites

  • Prep: 40 min
  • Cook Time: 35 min
  • Total: 1 hr 15 min
  • Serving: Makes about 20 pieces

Looking for something new to serve your guests instead of the same old appetizers your mom used to serve? These pieces of chicken are dipped in a creamy sauce and then rolled in chopped peanuts, giving them a sweet and savory appeal.


  • 4 halves, skinned & boned chicken breasts
  • 2 cups half & half
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons mango chutney
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 cups finely chopped salted roasted peanuts


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a shallow baking dish, place chicken breasts side by side but do not overlap.
  3. Pour the half-and-half over the chicken and bake for 35 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven, let cool, and cut into 1 inch cubes.
  5. In a food processor, combine mayonnaise, chutney, sherry, vinegar, curry powder and turmeric; process until mixture reaches a smooth consistency.
  6. Dip the chicken cubes into the curry mayonnaise and then roll each piece in the chopped nuts. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Serve on platter with toothpicks.

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