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African butternut chicken chickpea peanut

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Prep: 1 hour Cook: 10 hours


Serves 4

Healthy and delicious

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  • 10 chicken thighs cut into chunks
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 sweet onion (large, diced)
  • 1 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 4 tsps garam masala
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 11/2 cups canned tomatoes diced
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tsps sucanat or muscavado sugar or honey
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 3 cups butternut squash (cubed, or sweet potato)


  1. 1. In a large saucepan, add the coconut oil on high. When fully melted, throw in the chicken pieces and quickly sear. Add in onion and garam masala and coat.

  2. 2. Pour this into the crockpot and add the peanut butter, coating all the chicken.

  3. 3. Add the rest of ingredients except the chickpeas and squash and set on low for 8-10 hours.

  4. 4. In the last two hours, add in the chickpeas and squash.

  5. 5.Garnish with chopped peanuts if you like.

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