Dish image
star 4.5

African Peanut Stew



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 55 mins (15m prep + 40m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

African Peanut Stew

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large pot, heat some oil over medium heat.
  2. 2.Add the chicken thighs and cook until browned. Remove from the pot and set aside.
  3. 3.In the same pot, add the chopped onion and cook until softened.
  4. 4.Add the minced garlic and ginger, and cook for another minute.
  5. 5.Return the chicken to the pot, along with the sweet potato and red bell pepper.
  6. 6.Pour in the crushed tomatoes and vegetable broth.
  7. 7.Stir in the peanut butter, cumin, coriander, cayenne pepper (if using), and salt to taste.
  8. 8.Bring the stew to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sweet potato is tender.
  9. 9.Serve the stew hot, garnished with fresh cilantro and chopped roasted peanuts.
  10. 10.Enjoy this delicious African Peanut Stew!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFeel free to adjust the spice level by adding more or less cayenne pepper.
  • chevron_rightFor a vegetarian version, you can substitute the chicken with tofu or chickpeas.
  • chevron_rightServe the stew over cooked rice or with a side of crusty bread for a complete meal.