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Spicy Peanut Chicken Stew

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This is reminiscent of a spicy North African peanut stew - we dial back the chili's a little bit... but feel free to add as much heat as you like!
Ingredients
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , thinly sliced
  Finely chopped ginger 2 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander seed 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Scotch bonnet chilli 3 (1-3)
  Bay leaf 1
  Chopped tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs) (250 mL)
  Chicken stock 1 Cup (16 tbs) (250mL)
  Peanut butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 mL)
  Chicken thigh/Chicken drumstick 800 Gram, skinned

  Sweet potato 2 , cut into chunks
  Red pepper 1 , deseeded and cut into chunks
  Cilantro 10 Gram, chopped (handful)
For garnish
  Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Heat a large Dutch oven and fry the onion in oil over medium high flame for 5 minutes to soften.
2. Add the ginger, cumin, coriander, cayenne, black pepper, chilies and bay leaf. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
3. Stir in chopped tomato, stock, and peanut butter.
4. Add in the chicken, cover with lid and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring frequently to make sure that the peanut butter doesn't stick to the base of the pan.
5. Stir in the sweet potatoes, peppers and cilantro. Cover and cook for another 30 minutes.

SERVING
6. Garnish with cilantro and serve over rice.

Things You Will Need
Dutch oven

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
North African
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Stew
Ingredient: 
Chicken Thigh
Interest: 
Best Of The Best
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 316 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.3%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g16%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 83.9 mg28%

Sodium 249.2 mg10.4%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.2%

Sugars 5.2 g

Protein 25 g50.7%

Vitamin A 128.5% Vitamin C 45.9%

Calcium 5.1% Iron 13.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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