Peanut-Roasted Chicken

Southern Living
4 servings


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4 chicken leg-thigh quarters (about 2 pounds), separated
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 (3-ounce) package honey-roasted peanuts
1/2 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper


Place chicken in a shallow dish or large heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag.

Stir together peanut butter and next 4 ingredients. Pour mixture over chicken; cover or seal, and chill 30 minutes, turning occasionally. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade.

Process peanuts and remaining ingredients in a blender until mixture is crumbly. Place crumbs in a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; add chicken, and seal. Shake to coat. Place chicken in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

Bake at 375° for 45 minutes or until done.

Created date

December 2001