1 fryer chicken, cut up

2 tablespoons oil

1 onion, sliced or chopped

1 cup water

1 teaspoon salt

˝ cup unsalted peanuts finely ground or 1/3 cup peanut butter


Fry chicken pieces in hot oil in a heavy stewing pan until well browned. Drain chicken and set aside. In same oil, sauté onion until golden brown. Add water and salt and bring to a boil. Return chicken pieces to pan and simmer 20 minutes. Add ground nuts or peanut butter and continue cooking until chicken is tender.


Serves 4 - 6.


country : Zambia

course : poultry dish


source : Best of Regional African Cooking / Harva Hachten