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Sweet Potato Chicken Stir-fry With Peanut Sauce

from the video Spiralizer Meals 4 Ways ▶︎

by Kahnita Wilkerson


for 4 servings

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb (455 g) boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch (2 1/2 cm) cubes
  • ¼ cup (60 g) creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) water
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper
  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 1 small green bell pepper
  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 2 cups (300 g) broccoli floret
  • ½ tablespoon sesame oil
  • green onion, chopped, to serve
  • chopped peanut, to serve


  1. In a small bowl, mix together peanut butter, lime juice, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, and water until smooth. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix lime juice, sesame oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Add cubed chicken to mixture and stir until completely coated.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  5. Heat a large skillet or saucepan over medium-high heat and add chicken. Cook for 4-6 minutes, or until no longer pink.
  6. Once cooked through, remove chicken and transfer to a bowl.
  7. Spiralize bell peppers and sweet potato into a large bowl.
  8. Add sesame oil to the skillet. Once the oil is hot, add in the broccoli florets and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Add in the spiralized vegetables and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  10. Add in the chicken and peanut sauce and stir to coat. NOTE: Add additional water if sauce is too thick to coat.
  11. Reduce heat to medium low and cook for 3-4 minutes, until sweet potato noodles are al dente.
  12. Top with green onions and chopped peanuts.
  13. Enjoy!
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