West African-style chicken peanut stew

"Creamy peanut stews are a familiar dish in West African cooking and this easy chicken version is a delicious one to try, packed with tender chicken, sweet potatoes and pepper, all cooked in a spiced peanut butter sauce."
Prep time:
15 min
Cook time:
40 min
Servings:
4 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
9.2 / 10
High score

Glycemic Index

Index
54
Low
Load
22
High

Nutrition per serving:

Calories500.86 kcal25%
Fat24.44 g35%
Carbs35.08 g13%
Sugars9.71 g11%
Protein37.19 g74%
Sodium316.97 mg16%
Fiber6.30 g22%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
54
Low
Glycemic Load
22
High

Ingredients

2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, sliced
2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
1 red pepper, chopped
80g smooth peanut butter
1 reduced-salt chicken stock cube, made up to 450ml
600g skinless and boneless chicken thigh fillets, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 garlic cloves, crushed
5cm piece ginger, peeled and grated
½ tbsp ground coriander
½ tbsp ground cumin
1 tsp crushed chillies
30g fresh coriander, leaves picked
30g peanuts, roughly chopped (optional)
cooked basmati rice, to serve (optional)

Directions

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