Volumetrics Peanut Chicken Stew

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 275.7
  • Total Fat: 9.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 57.3 mg
  • Sodium: 1,042.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.8 g
  • Protein: 27.9 g

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Different blend of flavours, Serve over rice to complete meal Different blend of flavours, Serve over rice to complete meal
Number of Servings: 4


    1 t canola oil
    1 C chopped onion
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    3/4 pound skinned and boned chicken breast halves, cut into 1 inch cubes
    3 1/2 C canned low fat or fat free chicken broth
    3/4 lb sweet potatoes or butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1.2 in cubes
    1.5 C cut fresh green beans
    2 C sliced fresh spinach
    3/4 C diced red bell pepper
    3 T reduced fat smooth peanut butter
    2 T lemon juice
    hot sauce to taste
    1 T green onion, minched cilantro, finely chopped dry roaste peanuts (optional)


Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; saute 4 minutes or until tender. Add chicken; cook until chicken loses its pink color, stirring frequently. Add broth, sweet potatoes or squash, and beans to saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10-15 minute or until vegetables are tender. Stir in spinach and red bell pepper; cover and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in peanut butter, lomon juice, and hot sauce until blended; simmer 1 minute. Remove from heat, and ladle into bowls. Sprinkle with toppings, if desired.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HILLRUNNER.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    I've been making this stew for over 10 years (since the Volumetrics book came out). I use fresh ground peanut butter and I often add more spinach and fresh herbs or ginger root. I was very happy to see it listed here (saved me the time of having to add it). So, thank you Hillrunner! - 2/22/12