Spicy Chicken

  • Yield: 4 servings

"I enjoy making this recipe for spicy chicken sauce which I originally got from my mother-in-law. The seasonings give it just the right taste!"


1/3cup ketchup
1/4cup applesauce
1 1/2teaspoons curry powder
1/2teaspoon salt
1dash black pepper
1/4teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1/3cup raisins
1medium green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1medium onion, cut into eighths
2tablespoons vegetable oil
1clove garlic, minced
1pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch wide strips
1/4cup peanuts


  1. Combine first seven ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, saute onion, peppers and garlic in 1 tablespoon oil until peppers are crisp/tender. Remove vegetables from skillet and set aside.
  3. Saute chicken in remaining tablespoon of oil until just cooked (about 2 to 3 minutes per side). Stir ketchup mixture in with the cooked chicken.
  4. Cook until sauce is bubbly. Add sauteed vegetables and stir until they are coated with sauce.
  5. Garnish with peanuts.

Tips From Our Test Kitchen: This dish is delicious served over rice. Add 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper for a hot and spicy kick.


Recipe by Kenneth  Zura, Sugar Run, Pa.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 6
  • Calories 320
  • Fat 14g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 570mg
  • Potassium 590mg
  • Carbohydrate 24g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 17g
  • Protein 27g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 25%
  • Vitamin C 110%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 10%