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Christmas recipe from Africa

12/12/2008 12:08

Want to bring African food into your Christmas or Kwanzaa celebration? Try this recipe for Baked Chicken in Peanut Sauce - A favorite Christmas dish in Sierra Leone 

3 Tbsp. Olive Oil 

3 Pound Chicken – in large pieces 

1 Medium Onion – Chopped 

2 Cans Tomatoes – Chopped 

1 Medium Bell Pepper – Chopped 

1 Teaspoon Thyme 

1 Medium Bay Leaf 

1 Teaspoon Salt 

1/2 Teaspoon Cayenne 

1 Cup Peanut Butter 

1 Cup Chicken Stock 

16 Oz. French-Style Green Beans 

Saute chicken in oil until browned. Remove and set aside. Add onions to pan, saute for 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes and bell pepper. Saute for 10 minutes. Add the thyme, bay leaf, salt, and cayenne. Mix peanut butter with chicken stock until smooth. Place chicken in baking dish, pour over tomato mixture, stock mixture and green beans. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Serve over rice. Want to find more African recipes? Click Here to see more from Africa Imports.