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West African Peanut Soup

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  • Serves

    6

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) peanut oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 2 large chicken breasts, cut into ½ inch cubes
  • ½ cup (120 ml) tomato paste
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into ½ inch cubes
  • 1 cup (240 ml) chopped roasted peanuts + more for garnish
  • 2 cups (480 ml) de-ribbed and roughly chopped fresh kale
  • ¾ cup (180 ml) chunky peanut butter
  • 5 cups (1.2 L) chicken stock
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) chopped fresh cilantro
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. In a large pot, heat peanut oil over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic, ginger, and onions, and cook for 3-4 minutes, or until onions are soft.
  3. Add chicken to the pot and continue stirring and cooking for 5-6 minutes, or until chicken is lightly browned.
  4. Stir in tomato paste until chicken is coated.
  5. Add the stock, and stir well.
  6. Bring mixture to a simmer.
  7. Add sweet potatoes and continue cooking for 20 minutes.
  8. Stir in the peanuts and kale, and cook for 8-10 minutes.
  9. Stir in peanut butter, and cook for 2-3 minutes, until soup is thick.
  10. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper.
  11. Serve soup hot, garnished with cilantro and extra roasted peanuts.
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