This recipe is very similar to a stew made in Ghana. Recipe from “The World of Street Food”.
1 pound chicken in pieces or 1 pound cooked black-eyed beans for a vegetarian version
2 onions, finely chopped
1 c. peanut butter (best to use unsweetened)
1 red bell pepper, chopped
6 tomatoes, chopped
2 T. tomato paste
1-2 chilies, left whole
2 c. chopped any kind of veggies (carrots, potatoes, sweet potatoes, eggplant, squash, cabbage…), cooked and retained stock
1/2 c. oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Begin by heating the oil in a large cooking pot. Then sauté the chicken and remove the pieces when they are golden on all sides.
Now fry the onions in the same pan over high heat. Next, out in the pepper, tomatoes, 1 T. tomato paste, and chilies, Fry for a few minutes before adding the stock, peanut butter, 1 T. tomato paste and any other veggies you want. Stir to mix the ingredients and then simmer gently for a few minutes.
Add the chicken and the cooked vegetables. Season, then leaves to simmer, covered, for 30-60 minutes or until everything is cooked. Stir frequently and add more water or stock if it becomes too dry. Serve with rice and sliced avocado.
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