African-Style Braised Chicken in Peanut Sauce (Crock Pot)

Recipe by Oolala
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READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken, in batches, and brown on all sides. Transfer to slow cooker stoneware.
  • Reduce heat to medium, add onions and cook, stirring, until softened. Add garlic, chili pepper, curry powder, oregano, salt and peppercorns and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in chicken broth, tomato sauce and bay leaf and bring to a boil.
  • Pour mixture over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 3 hours, until juices run clear when chicken is pierced with a fork.
  • In a bowl, combine peanut butter and sherry. Add a little cooking liquid and stir to blend. Add to slow cooker along with red pepper. Cover and cook on high for 20 minutes, until pepper is tender. Discard bay leaf.
  • Serve over hot white rice.
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