African nut stew with chicken

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  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, minced
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup peanuts, divided
  • 2 sweet potatoes, chopped
  • 1 (28 ounces) can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 bunch swiss chard, chopped
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • Cooked basmati rice, for serving
  • Cilantro, for garnish
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


    Heat oil in a large soup pot over medium heat.
    Add onion, garlic and jalapeño.
    Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and sauté until soft, 5-7 minutes.

    Season chicken and add to the pan.
    Cook for a few minutes until it begins to brown.

    Add 1/2 cup peanuts, sweet potatoes, tomatoes and chicken broth.
    Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

    Stir in chard and cook an additional 3-4 minutes.
    Stir in peanut butter.
    Turn off heat.

    Serve over rice, garnished with cilantro and crushed peanuts.

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    1. M

      I made this last night according to the recipe. It was fabulous!

    2. A

      This was simple and delicious

    3. D

      These were easy and delicious.

    4. D

      Oh WOW! I've had this in my Pinterest for awhile and just made it today.

    5. T

      So nice .. i wish i could make these

    6. N

      You are a culinary genius! We loved the recipe.

    7. J

      Made this for a gathering last night. Everyone raved and asked for the recipe. I was almost embarrassed by how easy it it. Spectacular dish!

    8. R

      What a wonderful inspiration!

    9. P

      Thank you for this recipe.

    10. K

      Tasty and beautiful.

    11. N

      I've made this recipe a handful of times. My picky 11yr old son and husband love it! It's the only one I use. Thank you!

    12. S

      Yum, yum, yum! This recipe looks delicious.

    13. k

      Tried this for the first time as a party appetiser. Everyone was seriously impressed. So tasty, healthy and easy!

    14. K

      I love making this recipe its amazing:)

    15. J

      I made this yesterday not 5 minutes after I saw the recipe.

    16. j

      Made this today for my family – they loved it!

    17. R

      Simple, delicious. Thanks for another great recipe.

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