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Slow-Cooker African Groundnut Stew with Chicken

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Slow-Cooker African Groundnut Stew with Chicken
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 8 hr 20 min
  • Servings 8
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Peanut butter adds richness and depth to slow-cooker stew showcasing chicken, tomatoes and potatoes.
Updated May 7, 2010

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 lb)
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 3/4 lb)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 3/4 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 2 tablespoons grated gingerroot
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 lb sweet potatoes (3 medium), peeled, cubed (about 4 cups)
  • 1 lb small red potatoes (about 12), cut into eighths (about 2 1/2 cups)
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, layer all ingredients, spooning peanut butter in dollops.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours. Break up chicken before serving.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Tomato paste is available in tubes and cans. Look for it in the supermarket next to the canned tomato products.
  • tip 2
    Peanuts are also called groundnuts or earth nuts.

Nutrition

420 Calories, 19g Total Fat, 31g Protein, 32g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
710mg
29%
Potassium
1080mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
6g
23%
Sugars
10g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
220%
220%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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