West African-Style Chicken Peanut Stew Recipe

Chicken Peanut Stew

 

Creamy peanut stews are a familiar dish in West African cooking and this easy chicken version is a delicious one to try as a new family dinner. Somewhere between a hearty casserole and a curry, this comforting one-pot is packed with tender chicken, sweet potatoes, and pepper, all cooked in a spiced peanut butter sauce.

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Chicken Peanut Stew
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time55 mins
 2 tbsp olive oil
 1 onion, sliced
 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
 1 red pepper, chopped
 1 reduced-salt chicken stock cube, made up to 450ml
 600 g skinless and boneless chicken thigh fillets, cut into bite-sized pieces
 2 garlic cloves, crushed
 5 cm piece ginger, peeled and grated
 ½ tbsp ground coriander
 ½ tbsp ground cumin
 1 tbsp crushed chillies
 30 g fresh coriander, leaves picked

Ingredients

 2 tbsp olive oil
 1 onion, sliced
 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
 1 red pepper, chopped
 1 reduced-salt chicken stock cube, made up to 450ml
 600 g skinless and boneless chicken thigh fillets, cut into bite-sized pieces
 2 garlic cloves, crushed
 5 cm piece ginger, peeled and grated
 ½ tbsp ground coriander
 ½ tbsp ground cumin
 1 tbsp crushed chillies
 30 g fresh coriander, leaves picked
West African-Style Chicken Peanut Stew Recipe

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