chicken stew

Chicken Mafé

Serves: 6 to 8
Cooking Time: 30min
Preparation: 35min
Level: Easy 

What about a little trip to West Africa in your plate with this flavourful chicken mafé recipe? Originating in Senegal, the mafé is mainly made from peanut butter.


  • 700 g chicken breast, diced, by Maillard
  • 1 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • Olive oil
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup finely sliced green cabbage
  • 1 small eggplant, diced
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • The juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 sliced green onion, for the service
  • Salt and pepper from the mill


  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, add the onion, garlic and ginger followed by a drizzle of olive oil. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring.
  2. Add the sweet potato followed by a drizzle of olive oil then season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring.
  3. Increase over high heat, add the chicken then season with salt and pepper. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes to brown the chicken.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and mix to dilute the peanut butter. Bring to a boil, reduce to low heat and simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are cooked and sauce is thick. Serve on rice and garnish with green onion!

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