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Bang Bang Chicken and Shrimp

Bang Bang Chicken & Shrimp

This Cheesecake Factory recipe for Bang Bang Chicken & Shrimp is a famous spicy Thai dish flavored with curry, peanut, chile and coconut, sauteed with vegetables and served on a bed of rice. One of this restuarants most popular dishes.

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Cheesecake Factory's Bang Bang Chicken and shrimp

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken breast tenders
  • 1 tablespoon chicken broth
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • pinch of ground turmeric
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons macadamia nuts, finely ground
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 cups fully cooked shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind paste
  • 2 teaspoons water Chopped scallion for garnish
  • Cooked rice

Using a large skillet, heat oil and cook chicken - about 5 minutes per side or until browned and no longer pink in the center. Remove to platter and set aside. 2. Using same pan, heat broth; add onion, garlic, cilantro, ginger, lemon peel, cumin and turmeric and cook for 5 minutes or until the onion is tender but not browned; stir in coconut milk, nuts, sugar, red pepper and shrimp. 3. Return the chicken to skillet, cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until the chicken is heated through; remove to platter and keep warm. 4. Using same pan (do not discard sauce) add tamarind paste and water previously mixed in small bowl. Bring to a gentle boil until thickened and mixture measure about 1 cup. 5. Cook and divide rice; evenly divide the chicken and shrimp among 4 plates. Top with sauce and garnish with scallion.

Serves 4

RecipeSecrets.net tip: Tamarind paste is available in Indian and specialty stores.

Source: America's Secret Recipes by Ron Douglas available here

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