Ginger Peanut Chicken with Coconut Rice

Ginger peanut chicken in a bowl with rice and a spoon and fork.

This recipe is a fan-favorite! It was originally published in 2022 as part of ourĀ Fall 2022 SOS Series! View the full series.

This juicy, quick-marinated, ginger-spiked chicken on a bed of THE MOST LUSH coconut jasmine rice, with speckles of crunchy peanuts, bright fresh cilantro, and lime squeezers is coming to save your day.

In This Post: Everything You Need For This Peanut Chicken

  • VIDEO for How to Make This Peanut Chicken
  • Why This Recipe is Weeknight-Fancy SOS
  • How to Make Coconut Rice
  • What to Serve with This Ginger Peanut Chicken
  • FAQ about this recipe

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Why This Recipe Is Weeknight-Fancy SOS

We are definitely ride-or-die for weeknight-easy meals but it’s definitely a bonus when it can still feel a little fancy-adjacent, you know? A little elevated. We also love a frozen pizza or an “ok, it’s popcorn for dinner!” kind of night, too…but it’s nice when that level of ease can also be lovely and delicious and look harder than it was. So, that’s the sweet spot these SOS recipes are always kinda going for.

To bring this lil’ gem together:

  1. Marinate the chicken. Do you haaaave to? Nah. But it’s a great extra boost you can give the chicken while you’re prepping the rest of your ingredients anyway! The flavor will be there even if your heart says