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Chicken stir fry question, peanut butter?

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madeliner Jul 30, 2013 02:50 PM

Hi I am going to give a try at making this

http://www.chow.com/recipes/30364-eas...

would it be ick or maybe tasty to add some natural peanut butter and some chili paste to the recipe?

thanks!

  1. w
    wyogal Jul 30, 2013 03:09 PM

    I don't use oyster sauce, so not sure how it would taste with that, but otherwise, I think it sounds yummy! I like to add peanut butter and chilies to stir fries.

    1. suzigirl Jul 30, 2013 03:16 PM

      I would try it for sure. It sounds like it would be delicious. Start with a small amount, you can always add more

      1. biondanonima Jul 30, 2013 04:13 PM

        Tasty for sure. In fact, I had a quick and dirty stirfry tonight with a three-ingredient sauce - soy, sriracha and peanut butter. Excellent.

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        1. re: biondanonima
          hotoynoodle Jul 30, 2013 07:14 PM

          yes, soy, pb and sambal are an easy go-to for me as well.

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          sparky403 Jul 30, 2013 05:33 PM

          I am sure it would be great-

          I've played around with peanut sauce and turns out great with oyster, soy, fish sauce, lime, etc.... So I might add some lime and just a bit of fish sauce if you have it.... but I bet it will rock with just the PB addition.

          1. m
            madeliner Jul 30, 2013 07:55 PM

            thanks - will go with it :)

            serving it over noodles as well instead of rice

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              madeliner Jul 30, 2013 10:15 PM

              It came out nicely but it sat for a little and gave off all this liquid from the vegetables,
              I don't know how the restaurants keep that from happening even if you eat the food the next day

              I am thinking extra cornstarch

              anyone have a way to fix the watery stir fry?

              what a bummer

              it tasted great tho :)

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              1. re: madeliner
                m
                madeliner Jul 31, 2013 11:59 AM

                I added a some cornstarch slurry and it thickened right up :)

              2. m
                madeliner Jul 30, 2013 11:25 PM

                mixed up it was really good sorry for all the ?s

                thanks!

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                1. re: madeliner
                  MidwesternerTT Jul 31, 2013 02:52 PM

                  Thanks for all the ?'s - each one will help me (and other cooks) as we try new-to-us recipes.

                2. ttoommyy Jul 31, 2013 01:42 PM

                  I've made this recipe many, many times (and variations of it). It is my go-to stir fry recipe. I love it. Thanks for sharing the idea about using PB.

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