African Peanut Stew

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 257.0
  • Total Fat: 12.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.1 mg
  • Sodium: 856.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.6 g
  • Protein: 11.4 g

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I didn't add the sprinkled roasted peanuts into the calorie total. Makes approximately 8 1.25 cup servings. I didn't add the sprinkled roasted peanuts into the calorie total. Makes approximately 8 1.25 cup servings.
Number of Servings: 8


    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1lb chicken breast
    1 large sweet potato
    2 medium onions
    4 large garlic cloves
    1 inch x 1 inch piece of fresh ginger (approx)
    3 celery stalks
    2 carrots
    14oz diced tomatoes
    15oz medium salsa
    1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
    1/2 teaspoon cumin
    1 teaspoon chili powder
    2 bay leaves
    1/4 teaspoon pepper
    2/3 cup of chunky peanut butter
    3 cups cooked rice
    4 cups chicken stock
    6oz fresh baby spinach
    Roasted peanuts


1. Cut chicken into cubes, brown in a pot with olive oil and garlic cloves
2. When chicken begins to brown take garlic out and mince along with the ginger
3. Finely dice onion, chop carrots and celery.
4. Add garlic, ginger, onion, carrots and celery to the pot.
5. Simmer till celery and onions turn translucent.
6. Cut sweet potato into cubes.
7. Add sweet potato, diced tomatoes (liquid and all), salsa, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, cumin, bay leaves, chili powder, and chicken stock to the pot.
8. Simmer till the potatoes are soft.
9. Meanwhile start rice cooking in a separate pot
10. Add peanut butter and baby spinach
11. Mix peanut butter in well and cook till spinach is done.
12. Stir in cooked rice
13. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts and serve.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EQUIS8.

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