West African Chicken and Peanut Stew

West African Chicken and Peanut Stew

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 438.0
  • Total Fat: 27.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 80.0 mg
  • Sodium: 534.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 38.1 g

View full nutritional breakdown of West African Chicken and Peanut Stew calories by ingredient


Taken from Kalyn's Kitchen blog Taken from Kalyn's Kitchen blog
Number of Servings: 4


    Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
    1/4 cup diced red onion
    1 tbsp. Ginger Root
    2 tsp. Jalapeno Peppers, finely diced
    1 tsp Chili powder,
    Chicken Broth, 1 cup
    Natural Chunky Peanut Butter, 1/2 cup
    2 Tbsp. Tomato Paste
    1 Tbsp. Cider Vinegar
    Chicken Breast, Cooked, Diced, 3 cups
    Scallions, raw, 2 large
    Chiles - Ortega, Fire Roasted Diced Green 1 can


Finely chop the red onion, ginger, and jalapeno, and roughly chop the chicken. Heat oil in a heavy pan, add finely diced onion, ginger, and jalapenos, season with salt, and saute about 2 minutes. Add the chile powder, stir into other ingredients, and saute about 1 minute more.

Add chicken stock, peanut butter, tomato paste, and apple cider vinegar, stir, and bring to a slight boil. As soon as it starts to boil, lower heat to a very gentle simmer, add roughly chopped chicken and green chiles, gently stir to combine, and let simmer 10-15 minutes. (Resist the urge to stir it very much, or the chicken will shred apart, which you don't want here.)

While mixture simmers, wash, dry, and slice green onions. After 10-15 minutes, gently stir again if the oil from the peanut butter has separated. Serve hot, with a generous handful of green onion slices on each serving.

Makes 4-6 servings (calories calculated for 4 servings)

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EUMENIDES_K.

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Excellent! I made a big batch as it freezes so well. - 4/14/12

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    I made it for lunch! - 3/27/21

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    Very Good
    Also made this in a big batch to freeze some. Family liked it! - 7/17/19

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    great - 8/13/17

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    Very Good
    great - 8/12/17