Nigerian Groundnut Stew

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Chabear01

This is posted for ZWTII - for African/Middle East, recipe taken from "The Avon International Cookbook". English colonists called peanuts groundnuts, giving this celebrated West African dish its unusal name.

Top Review by Krista Roes

I grew up in Ghana and this was my favorite meal! I added chicken broth because I like lots of peanut butter gravy over my rice and omitted the beef and green pepper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven brown chicken pieces in hot oil abut 15 minutes; remove from pan. Set aside, reserving drippings.
  2. Add beef, onion, and green pepper to drippings; cook till beef is brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat. Stir in undrianed tomatoes, salt, and red pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 30 minutes.
  3. Add chicken pieces: simmer 20 minutes more. In small sauce pan melt peanut butter over low heat. Stir into chicken mixture. Return mixture to boiling; reduce heat. Cover simmer 20 minutes more. Skim off fat.
  4. Serve with mashed sweet potatoes or hot cooked rice.

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