African Peanut Stew
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INGREDIENTS
  • * 1-2 T olive or canola oil
  • * 1/4 cup finely diced red onion
  • * 1 T finely minced ginger root
  • * 2 tsp. finely minced jalapeno
  • * salt to taste
  • * 1 tsp. chile powder
  • * 2 cups chicken stock
  • * 1/2 cup natural peanut butter
  • * 1/4 cp chopped peanuts (optional)
  • * 2 T tomato paste
  • * 1 T cider vinegar
  • * 3 cups diced, cooked chicken roughly chopped, OR 1 can garbanzo beans
  • * fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • * 3-4 green onions thinly sliced
DIRECTIONS
  1. 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.
  2. Combine chicken stock, peanut butter, tomato paste, and apple cider vinegar, stir, and bring to a slight boil.
  3. After it boils, lower heat to a very gentle simmer. Add chicken OR garbonzo beans OR a combination of both, gently stir to combine, and let simmer 10-15 minutes.
  4. 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 and peanuts on each serving.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Can be meaty - with chicken - or vegetarian - with garbanzo beans.