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African Chicken and Sweet Potato Stew

African Chicken and Sweet Potato Stew
Total Time:
about 3 hours
Active Time:
10 minutes


2 medium sweet potatoes
1 can chickpeas (garbanzos), (15–19 oz), drained
1 3/4 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1 (14.5-oz) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (10-oz) can diced tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
8 oz prediced bell pepper mix (1 1/2 cups)
1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
1 teaspoon chunky garlic paste
2 1/2 cups unsalted chicken stock (or broth)
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup roasted unsalted peanuts, coarsely chopped


  • Peel sweet potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Drain chickpeas.
  • Cut chicken into 1/2-inch pieces (wash hands).


  1. Place in slow cooker: chicken, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, chickpeas, peppers, seasoning, garlic, and stock; cover and cook on HIGH for 2 1/2–3 hours (or 4–6 hours on LOW) or until potatoes are tender and chicken is 165°F.
  2. Remove 1 cup of liquid from the stew and whisk in the peanut butter until blended; stir mixture into stew. Chop cilantro and peanuts. Serve with stew.

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Nutritional Information

Amount per 1/8 recipe serving: Calories 390, Total Fat 19.00g, Sat Fat 4.00g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 90mg, Sodium 520mg, Total Carb 27g, Fiber 5.00g, Sugars 9g, Protein 28g, Calc 6%, Vit A 160%, Vit C 100%, Iron 10%

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