African Peanut Butter Stew

African peanut butter stew recipe is a delicious stew or soup made with a peanut used for the enjoying of difference types of dishes such as rice, yam, fufu, eba and so on.

Furthermore, this yummy African peanut butter stew or peanut butter soup is made with chicken, beef and authentic earthy spices from Africa like the negro pepper. Even more, peanut butter stew is very simple to make, extremely tasty and enjoyed by many parts of Africa including Nigerian.

So, I made this peanut butter stew with some peanut I had in excess. At first, I didn’t know what to do with the excess peanut, then I thought to myself why not make some peanut butter stew also known as peanut butter soup. Certainly this stew is popularly known as groundnut soup in Nigeria, some call it groundnut stew or peanut soup.

However, whatever name you choose to call it, the end product is still the same thing and when cooked right it taste very good and it is finger licking.

List OF Ingredients

  • 1 and 1/2 kg Chicken
  • 350g Smocked turkey
  • 1 and 1/2 Cup Peanut
  • 140g Dry fish
  • 100g Stock fish
  • 1 piece Red onion
  • 2 piece Uda pods (Negro pepper)
  • 20g Uziza seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cameroon pepper
  • 2 Bouillon cubes
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika powder
  • 1/2 Cup palm oil
  • Salt to taste

Most importantly, make this peanut butter stew with a smocked fish, or smock turkey. In every instance. For example, smock turkey boost the real taste of this stew when the flavour combines with the flavour of roasted peanut and those of uziza seeds and negro pepper (uda)

How To make Africa Peanut Butter Stew

  • Wash the chicken and cut them into desired sizes
  • Place them in a pot, add bouillon cubes, put the negro pepper and salt for seasoning
  • Cut in the red onion, cover the pot and cook till 15 to 20 minutes
  • Wash and cut the smocked turkey into smaller chunks and set them aside
  • Clean and remove the chaff from the dry peanut
  • Pour them in a blender, put the uziza seeds, pour some water and blend them into a paste
  • After the chicken is almost cooked, add the turkey, dry fish and Cameroon pepper into the pot
  • pour some water to it up to somewhere a little below or at par with the level of the meat in the pot, keep cooking for another 10 to 15 minutes
  • After that, pour the palm oil and paprika to add the colour
  • Stir it and cook again till the oil has dissolved in the soup making it look yellow in colour
  • Put the peanut butter paste now, add some hot water
  • Stir and cook for 10 to 15 minutes while you stir the soup at every short interval to prevent it from betting burned
  • You may add vegetables such as spinach, or fluted pumpkin leave at this point if you like. But I love to enjoy mine plain
  • Now serve it with nice fufu or rice
authentic peanut butter stew with chicken

Africa Peanut Butter Stew Video

Below is a vidoe demonstration of how to make African peanut butter stew.

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