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Mafe & Kelewele

Mafe & Kelewele
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Mafe (African Peanut Stew)

Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 medium sweet onion, diced
1 small sweet potato, peeled & diced 1/2-inch pieces
2 medium carrots, peeled & diced 1/2-inch pieces
10 whole okra, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 tablespoon garlic blend paste
4 cups water
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 cup tomato sauce
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon chicken base
2 habanero peppers
1/2 cup natural peanut butter

Steps

  1. Heat oil in 6-quart stockpot over medium-high 3–4 minutes. Add onion, sweet potato, carrots, okra, and garlic; cook 4–5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables become slightly tender.
  2. Add water, chicken, tomato sauce, salt, chicken base, and habanero peppers. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer 12–14 minutes.
  3. Stir in peanut butter until well blended. Simmer 3–4 more minutes until sweet potatoes are fork tender and chicken is 165°F. Remove habanero peppers and discard. Serve over cooked rice (if desired).

Kelewele (Fried Spicy Plantains)

Ingredients

2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 1/2 tablespoons ground red pepper
1 teaspoon ground allspice
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons kosher salt
4 tablespoons olive oil
4 ripe yellow plantains, peeled & cut into bite-sized cubes
Vegetable oil, for frying

Steps

  1. Combine in large mixing bowl: ginger, red pepper, allspice, garlic powder, salt, and oil until blended. Add plantains and toss to coat.
  2. Preheat vegetable oil in cast iron skillet over medium-high to 350°F. Fry plantains 2–3 minutes, turning a few times as needed, until golden brown. Drain on paper towel-lined baking sheet; cool slightly before serving.

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Mafe (African Peanut Stew)

Amount per 1/6 recipe serving: Calories 360, Total Fat 19.00g, Sat Fat 3.00g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 70mg, Sodium 1060mg, Total Carb 22g, Fiber 4.00g, Sugars 10g, Protein 22g, Calc 4%, Vit A 0%, Vit C 0%, Iron 10%

Kelewele (Fried Spicy Plantains)

Amount per 1/6 recipe serving: Calories 430, Total Fat 31.00g, Sat Fat 3.00g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 0mg, Sodium 670mg, Total Carb 34g, Fiber 1.00g, Sugars 23g, Protein 2g, Calc 0%, Vit A 0%, Vit C 0%, Iron 0%

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