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African Chicken Sweet Potatoe Stew

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Ingredients You'll Need

4 Chicken legs ( 2 lbs ) skin removed
1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon chili power
2 large sweet potatoes cut in 3/4 inch chunks
1 can (14 1/2 oz ) whole tomatoes
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon lemon juice


Cut Chicken legs into drum sticks and thighs; season with salt & pepper.

Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook Chicken over medium heat turning pieces once 6 minutes unitl browned on all sides . Sprinkle with garlic and chili powder, turn cook 3 minutes more .

Add sweet potatoe , tomatoes, with their liquid and water . Bring to boil, breaking up tomatoes and simmer 10 minutes .

Pull chicken from underneath and place ontop . Cover and simmer until meat is opaque. near bone.. and sweet potatoes are fork tender..

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