West African Groundnut Peanut StewFrom nflatte 5 years ago
- 1-1/2 to 2 lbs. skinned chicken parts (I use thighs or leg quarters split into thighs and drumsticks; you can use skinless thighs as well, but not breasts) shopping list
- 1 large or 2 medium onions, chopped shopping list
- 1-2 cloves garlic, minced shopping list
- dried red peppers (crushed) or cayenne pepper (to taste) shopping list
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger shopping list
- 1 can (14-oz) stewed tomatoes (plain) or diced tomatoes shopping list
- 1 teaspoon salt shopping list
- 2 cups water shopping list
- 1 plantain, chopped (I like riper plantains in this) shopping list
- 1 sweet potato, chopped shopping list
- ¾ to 1 cup natural peanut butter shopping list
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil shopping list
- salt and pepper to taste shopping list
- cooked rice shopping list
How to make it
- In 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat, brown chicken or beef (need not be completely cooked through).
- Remove when done.
- In same pot, add 1 tablespoon oil and onions over medium heat. Cook until soft.
- Add garlic and cook for another minute or two, being careful not to let garlic burn.
- Add tomatoes, ginger, pepper, and salt.
- Sauté for a couple of minutes.
- Add water and reserved chicken.
- Turn heat up to high and add plantain and sweet potato.
- Bring to a boil, then turn heat down and simmer (covered) for 30-40 minutes, until meat is tender.
- Remove about ¼ to ½ cup of stew liquid and mix it with peanut butter in a bowl.
- Stir peanut butter mixture back into stew.
- Cover and simmer for another 30 minutes, stirring frequently.
- If needed, add more water to thin stew.
- Season to taste with more salt and red and/or black pepper.
- Serve over rice.
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I have a few recipes that I very eager to try, although I haven't yet had the change. Nevertheless, I am going to put this one to the top of the list. Mmmmm, ..... I must try this urgently - like tonight!trev in Bogangar loved it
This sounds so different and yummy. Can't wait to try it out. Thanks for the post!valinkenmore in Malott loved it
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