African Groundnut Stew

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  • 1 whole fryer chicken, cut into pieces and dusted with flour (remove skin, if desired)
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 (14 ounce) can stewed tomatoes, drained
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup seeded and diced chiles, mild or hot, to taste (remove skin, if desired)
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
  • 3 hardboiled eggs


  1. In a large skillet, fry chicken in oil until golden brown.
  2. Place chicken with tomatoes, salt, sweet potato, onion and chiles in a casserole.
  3. Pour the chicken stock over the mixture and sprinkle with peanuts.
  4. Cover and place in a 355 degrees F oven for 1 hour.
  5. To serve, peel and cut eggs in half and arrange on top of chicken.