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West African Plasas and Foo Foo
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14 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 55MINS

West African Plasas and Foo Foo

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This is West African Chicken, Spinach, Tomato and Peanut Stew with Cassava. There is not much one can say about Plasas – essentially, it is a simple chicken stew. On the other hand, it is without a doubt one of the most delicious chicken dishes anywhere.
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This is West African Chicken, Spinach, Tomato and Peanut Stew with Cassava. There is not much one can say about Plasas – essentially, it is a simple chicken stew. On the other hand, it is without a doubt one of the most delicious chicken dishes anywhere.
55MINS
Total Time
$3.79
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Butter
1/3 cup
Peanut Oil
2 Tbsp
Peanut Oil
Onion
2
Onions, diced
Canned Diced Tomatoes
1 1/4 cups
Canned Diced Tomatoes
Peanut Butter
1/3 cup
Peanut Butter
Hot Chili Pepper
to taste
Hot Chili Peppers
Garlic Paste
2 Tbsp
Garlic Paste
Kosher Salt
to taste
Cayenne Pepper
to taste
Cayenne Pepper
Chicken Stock
4 cups
Chicken Stock
Fresh Baby Spinach
9 1/2 cups
Fresh Baby Spinach
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
2629
Fat
243.0 g
Protein
62.6 g
Carbs
53.2 g
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step 1
Cut the Cassava (2) in half, and cover with lightly salted water, simmer slowly until the flesh feels tender when pierced with a small knife. Then, remove from the water, and remove the center string.
step 1 Cut the Cassava (2) in half, and cover with lightly salted water, simmer slowly until the flesh feels tender when pierced with a small knife. Then, remove from the water, and remove the center string.
step 2
Into a bowl, add the Butter (1/3 cup). Rise the cassava to the butter, and season with Garlic Paste (1 Tbsp), Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste). Stir well until smooth. The texture should be a bit firmer than mashed potatoes.
step 2 Into a bowl, add the Butter (1/3 cup). Rise the cassava to the butter, and season with Garlic Paste (1 Tbsp), Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste). Stir well until smooth. The texture should be a bit firmer than mashed potatoes.
step 3
Season Chicken Drumsticks (4 lb) of your choice with Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste).
step 3 Season Chicken Drumsticks (4 lb) of your choice with Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste).
step 4
Saute the chicken in Peanut Oil (2 Tbsp), until golden on all sides
step 4 Saute the chicken in Peanut Oil (2 Tbsp), until golden on all sides
step 5
Remove the chicken from the pan and to the same pan add the Onions (2).Saute until translucent
step 5 Remove the chicken from the pan and to the same pan add the Onions (2).Saute until translucent
step 6
Add Canned Diced Tomatoes (1 1/4 cups), Canned Tomato Purée (1 cup), Peanut Butter (1/3 cup), Hot Chili Peppers (to taste), Garlic Paste (1 Tbsp), Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste). Saute for 3 minutes until bubbly
step 6 Add Canned Diced Tomatoes (1 1/4 cups), Canned Tomato Purée (1 cup), Peanut Butter (1/3 cup), Hot Chili Peppers (to taste), Garlic Paste (1 Tbsp), Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste). Saute for 3 minutes until bubbly
step 7
Add in the Chicken Stock (4 cups), and return the chicken to the pan. Simmer the mixture for about 45 minutes.
step 7 Add in the Chicken Stock (4 cups), and return the chicken to the pan. Simmer the mixture for about 45 minutes.
step 8
Add in the Fresh Baby Spinach (9 1/2 cups), and simmer for one more minute.
step 8 Add in the Fresh Baby Spinach (9 1/2 cups), and simmer for one more minute.
step 9
Serve together with the foo foo. Enjoy!
step 9 Serve together with the foo foo. Enjoy!
Tags
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Stew
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