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African-Style Peanut Stew with Chicken

African-Style Peanut Stew with Chicken

Difficulty Level: Advanced
  • Prep Time:
    15 Minutes
  • Cook Time:
    PT1H30M
    1 Hr 15 Min
  • Yield:
    6 Servings
A wonderfully warming soup with a wide array of flavors that come together on the backdrop of peanut butter. Your taste buds will be pleasantly surprised!
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2-3 jalapeño peppers, seeded, membranes removed, and minced
  • 3 large cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 ½ tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 ½ tablespoons curry powder
  • Salt and fresh-ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 (28 ounces) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 2-3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 medium red garnet yam or sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • ¾ cup peanut butter
  • Long-grain white rice to serve
  • Optional garnishes: chopped tomato, cilantro, scallions, salted chopped peanuts, plain yogurt
  • 12.78g peanut oil
  • 680.39g boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2-3 jalapeño peppers, seeded, membranes removed, and minced
  • 3 large cloves garlic, chopped
  • 19.17g minced fresh ginger
  • 31.95g curry powder
  • Salt and fresh-ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 (793.79g) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 2-3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 medium red garnet yam or sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 177.44ml peanut butter
  • Long-grain white rice to serve
  • Optional garnishes: chopped tomato, cilantro, scallions, salted chopped peanuts, plain yogurt

A wonderfully warming soup with a wide array of flavors that come together on the backdrop of peanut butter. Your taste buds will be pleasantly surprised!

Preparation
STEP 1

Heat oil in a heavy, 6-quart saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add chicken and brown. Remove from pan and set aside.

STEP 2

Add onion, carrots and both peppers. Cook for 8 minutes. Add garlic and ginger and cook for 2 minutes.

STEP 3

Make a well in center and add curry powder. Cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes.

STEP 4

Add salt, pepper, tomatoes, broth, yam and peanut butter. Stir to combine and melt peanut butter.

STEP 5

Return chicken to pan along with juices in bowl. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes. Serve over prepared rice, and top with optional garnishes if desired.

Tags: Chicken

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