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Ghanaian Groundnut Chicken Soup
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The House of Israel is a 25 year old Jewish community in Ghana that claims ancient roots. This recipe is a favorite in Ghana and is popular among Jewish Ghanaians. Groundnuts refers to peanuts.

Serves: 6-8

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8 to 12 Chicken pieces
1 medium onion, chopped
1 teaspoon hot curry powder (optional)
1 1/2 cups smooth peanut butter
2 medium ripe tomatoes, peeled or 2 tablespoons tomato paste
Diced pimentos (optional)
8 cups slightly warm water
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper


  1. Season chicken with onions and all dry ingredients. Moisten with a little water and cook over medium heat in a large saucepan for 15 minutes. Stir once or twice.
  2. While chicken is cooking, mix peanut butter with water in a bowl until smooth.
  3. Add peanut butter mixture to chicken when it is ready. Bring to a boil and continue boiling for about 30 minutes.
  4. Grind tomatoes in a blender until smooth, or, if a blender is not available, mash in a bowl and then pass pulp through a sieve. Add pulp to soup.
  5. Simmer until chicken becomes tender and oil begins to form in soup. Stir from time to time.
  6. Garnish with pimentos and serve hot.

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