Peanut-Powered Protein

Peanut-Powered Protein

 

Peanut Power Bowl

Recipe courtesy of Parker Wallace of Parker’s Plate on behalf of the Georgia Peanut Commission

Prep time: 15 minutes

Servings: 2

 

Peanut Dressing:

            1         cup creamy peanut butter

            3/4       cup full-fat coconut milk, plus additional, if desired 

                        lime juice

 

 Bowl:

            1          cup cooked farro or quinoa

            1/2       cup chopped cabbage

            1          cup shredded carrots

            1          avocado, sliced

            1          cup spiralized zucchini or butternut squash

            1/2       cup pomegranate arils

            1          cup mandarin pieces

            1/2       cup roasted peanuts

                        chopped cilantro, for garnish

                        green onions, for garnish

 

To make Peanut Dressing: In bowl, whisk peanut butter, coconut milk and lime juice until smooth. Add coconut milk, if necessary, to achieve desired consistency.

 

To make bowl: Layer farro or quinoa then top with cabbage, carrots, avocado, zucchini or squash, pomegranate arils, mandarin pieces, peanuts and Peanut Dressing. Garnish with cilantro and green onions.

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Parker Wallace of Parker’s Plate on behalf of the Georgia Peanut Commission

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4

 

Peanut Sauce: 

            1/2       cup creamy peanut butter

            2          tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce

            1          tablespoon rice vinegar

            2          tablespoons brown sugar

            3          teaspoons chili garlic sauce

            1/2       lime, juice only

            2-3       garlic cloves, pressed or grated

            2          tablespoons fresh ginger

            1          teaspoon fish sauce

            1/2       cup full-fat coconut milk

            4          tablespoons warm water, plus additional, if necessary

 

Lettuce Wraps:

            2          heads Boston or butter lettuce

            1          pound cooked chicken

            1          red bell pepper, thinly sliced

            4          green onion, sliced

            3          carrots, shredded and grated

            1/2       cucumber, sliced into matchsticks

            1          bunch fresh basil

            1          bunch fresh mint

            1/4       cup crushed peanuts

                        sliced limes, for garnish

 

To make Peanut Sauce: In small saucepan over low heat, combine peanut butter, soy sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, garlic sauce, lime juice, garlic, ginger, fish sauce, milk and water. Add more water for thinner sauce, if desired.

 

To make Lettuce Wraps: Fill lettuce leaves with chicken and Peanut Sauce; top with bell pepper, onion, carrots, cucumber, basil and mint. Sprinkle crushed peanuts on top and garnish with lime slices.

Sitting down for a homemade meal may feel harder to come by these days, but recipes that are both nutritious and flavorful can help bring your loved ones together at the family table. 

 

From morning to night, these breakfast, dinner, side and dessert recipes from the Georgia Peanut Commission provide power-packed solutions loaded with protein to help your family take on a full schedule while coming together for memorable meals and moments. 

 

Find more recipe ideas for meals throughout the day at gapeanuts.com


Peanut Butter Squares

Peanut Butter Squares

Peanut Butter Squares

Recipe courtesy of Southern Peanut Growers

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Yield: 24 squares

 

                        Nonstick cooking spray

            1          package (17 1/2 ounces) peanut butter cookie mix

            3          tablespoons vegetable oil

            1          tablespoon water

            1          egg

            3          cups miniature marshmallows

            2/3       cup light corn syrup

            2          tablespoons butter

            2          teaspoons vanilla

            1          bag (10 ounces) peanut butter chips

            2          cups crispy rice cereal

            2          cups salted roasted peanuts

 

Heat oven to 350 F. Spray 13-by-9-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray.

 

In large bowl, stir cookie mix, oil, water and egg until soft dough forms. Press dough into prepared pan.

 

Bake 15-20 minutes, or until set. 

 

Sprinkle marshmallows over crust. Bake 1-2 minutes until marshmallows begin to puff. Remove from oven.

 

In 4-quart saucepan over low heat, heat corn syrup, butter, vanilla and peanut butter chips, stirring constantly until chips are melted and smooth. Remove from heat.

 

Stir in cereal and peanuts; spoon mixture evenly over marshmallow layer.

 

Refrigerate 30 minutes, or until firm. Cut into bars and serve.

 


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