West African Peanut Chicken Stew Recipe

West African Peanut Chicken Stew is a flavorful and comforting dish that combines the richness of peanuts with the warmth of spices. This stew is made with tender chicken, vegetables, and a creamy peanut sauce. It is traditionally served with rice or couscous and is perfect for a cozy dinner on a cold day.

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1hr 25minstotal
10minsPrep
1hr 15minsCook
1hr 25m.total
10m.Prep
1hr 15m.Cook
West African Peanut Chicken Stew
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Ingredients for West African Peanut Chicken Stew Recipe

  • 0.38 pound Chicken Pieces
  • 1/4 Onion, Diced
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 tablespoon Grated Ginger
  • 1/2 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 0.13 cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 Carrots, Sliced
  • 1/4 Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 1/4 cup Frozen Okra
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • as required Cooked Rice Or Couscous, For Serving

Directions: West African Peanut Chicken Stew Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, heat oil and sauté onions, garlic, and ginger until fragrant.
  • STEP 2.Add chicken pieces and brown on all sides.
  • STEP 3.Stir in tomato paste, peanut butter, and spices.
  • STEP 4.Add chicken broth and bring to a simmer.
  • STEP 5.Cover and cook for 30-40 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
  • STEP 6.Add vegetables and simmer for an additional 10 minutes until tender.
  • STEP 7.Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  • STEP 8.Serve the stew over rice or couscous.

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, marinate the chicken in a mixture of yogurt, lemon juice, and spices for a few hours before cooking.
  • If the stew is too thick, add more chicken broth to thin it out.
  • Garnish with chopped peanuts and fresh cilantro for added texture and freshness.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover stew can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in a pot over low heat, adding a splash of chicken broth to prevent drying out.
  • Serve with a side of warm bread or naan for dipping.
Nutrition
value
482
calories per serving
30 g Fat47 g Protein4 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    30g
  • Protein
    47g
  • Carbs
    4g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    4g
  • Protein
    47g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    30g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    71mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    1270mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    14mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    65mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    43mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    96mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    458mg
  • Selenium
    47mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp