Monday, November 15, 2010

Peanut Butter Beer Chicken

I don't know about you, but peanut butter, beer, and chicken are certainly three of my favorite things. Here they are gloriously combined in one delicious dish!

Thanks to Chad Carns, author of The Gourmet Bachelor cookbook, for sharing with me here on Evenings With Peter!

Peanut Butter Beer Chicken
Adapted from

½ eggplant, cubed
4 T olive oil
1 lb chicken breast, cubed
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 onion, chopped
1 T ground cumin
1 T ground coriander
1 T crushed red pepper flakes
1 pt Stout (Guinness Beer)
2 T brown sugar
¼ c peanut butter
2 oz cilantro, chopped

DIRECTIONS: Coat eggplant with 2 tablespoons olive oil and bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes. Sear chicken in 2 tablespoons of olive oil until golden brown. Remove. Saute garlic and onion for 3 minutes. Add cumin, coriander, red pepper, beer, brown sugar and peanut butter. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in chicken, eggplant and cilantro.

PAIRING: Stout, Ireland

Chad Carns author of The Gourmet Bachelor: Global Flavor, Local Ingredients cookbook invites you into his Greenwich Village kitchen every Friday night to show you how easy it is to cook gourmet! Chad picks up a few fresh, local ingredients from his Bleecker Street markets and shows you how to prepare a quick and easy gourmet dinner paired with wine for your next Friday night date. Stop by every Friday for a new Date Night Recipe!

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