Jalapeno Chicken

This quick and easy jalapeno chicken recipe requires simple ingredients and is ready in 30 minutes. It’s rich and creamy and inspired by Asian flavors.  Ted and I both enjoyed it.   Very warm but by no means too warm.   So flavorful and perfect with the basmati rice.  

Serves 4

Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 pound boneless chicken (cut into 2 inch cubes)
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce
  • 1 tsp lemon juice or vinegar
  • 1 small jalapeno (finely chopped)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream or milk
Garnish:
  • 1 jalapeno (thinly sliced)
  • Green onions (thinly sliced)
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a wide non-stick pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the chicken, garlic paste, ginger paste, soy sauce, Sriracha sauce, lemon juice, finely chopped jalapenos, salt, pepper and mix everything together.
  3. Cover the pan and cook for about 8 minutes on medium high heat until chicken is fully cooked.
  4. Remove the lid and let it cook for a few more minutes When the water has almost evaporated, lower the heat and add cream cheese and heavy cream. Mix thoroughly and cook for about 1 minute.
  5. Garnish with jalapenos and green onions.
  6. Serve immediately with rice. Enjoy!

 

Original recipe from cake whiz

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