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Recipe for African Peanut Stew with Chicken Meatballs by Dawn’s Recipes

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Recipe for African Peanut Stew with Chicken Meatballs by Dawn's Recipes

We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect African Peanut Stew with Chicken Meatballs. This dish qualifies as a Easy level recipe. It should take you about 1 hr 15 min to make this recipe. The African Peanut Stew with Chicken Meatballs recipe should make enough food for 4 to 6 servings.

You can add your own personal twist to this African Peanut Stew with Chicken Meatballs recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this African Peanut Stew with Chicken Meatballs recipe.

Ingredients for African Peanut Stew with Chicken Meatballs

  • 1 1/2 slices hearty white bread, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground chicken
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 large egg
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 3-inch piece fresh peeled ginger, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large jalapeno (seeds and ribs included), finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into large dice
  • One 14-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken stock
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 ounces kale, stemmed and torn into 1-inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • White rice, for serving

Directions for African Peanut Stew with Chicken Meatballs

  1. For the meatballs: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the breadcrumbs with the milk in a medium bowl until the crumbs soak up the milk, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in the ground chicken, onion, garlic, smoked paprika, cumin, egg, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and a few grinds of black pepper. Use a 2-tablespoon ice cream scoop to form about 20 meatballs and transfer to the prepared baking sheet. Bake until the meatballs are slightly golden on top and just cooked through, about 15 minutes; set aside.
  3. For the stew: Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the ginger, garlic and jalapeno and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the tomato paste and cook, stirring, until the color looks rusty, about 1 minute. Add the coriander, smoked paprika and cayenne and 1/2 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring, about 30 seconds. Add the sweet potatoes, chicken stock, canned tomatoes and peanut butter and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until the sweet potato is tender, about 30 minutes. Uncover and stir in the meatballs, kale and peanuts; cook for 10 minutes. Taste and season with salt and black pepper. Remove from the heat and stir in the cilantro. Serve with white rice.

Cookware for your recipe

You will find below are cookware items that could be needed for this African Peanut Stew with Chicken Meatballs recipe or similar recipes. Feel free to skip to the next item if it doesn’t apply.

  • Cooking pots
  • Frying pan
  • Steamers
  • Colander
  • Skillet
  • Knives
  • Cutting board
  • Grater
  • Saucepan
  • Stockpot
  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Measuring cups
  • Wooden Spoon

Categories in this Recipe

  • African – African or Africans may refer to:
  • Stew Recipes
  • Nut Recipes
  • Main Dish
Chef Dawn
Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies.

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