Turkey Peanut Stew

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 35 minutes
  • 4 servings

This one originates from Western Africa and depending on its thickness it wavers between thick soup and stew. If you like peanut butter, you’ll love this creamy stew. Make it meaty, too, with turkey mince, and spike it with curry powder and chili.

Ingredients Needed for Turkey Peanut Stew

2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
1 pound turkey mince
1 small onion, minced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tablespoon curry powder
⅔ cup canned tomatoes
1 teaspoon chili flakes
2 cups of sweet potato, cubed
1 cup chicken stock
1 ½ cups of coconut milk
1 teaspoon brown sugar
⅔ cup chunky peanut butter

How to Cook Turkey Peanut Stew

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the turkey mince and break it into smaller chunks. Cook for 7 minutes or until it brown, While occasionally stirring. Set aside.
  2. Heat the other tablespoon of oil in a sauce pan over low heat and add the onion. Cook and stir until tender. Add the garlic and stir it in.
  3. Add the curry powder and stir it in. Add the canned tomatoes, chili flakes, sweet potatoes, chicken stock, and coconut milk and do the same for each one.
  4. Season with pepper and brown sugar, stir, then cover with the lid and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Add the peanut butter and cooked turkey mince, stir them in and simmer for 5 minutes.

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