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Chicken with Shrimp and Peanut

  • 4 large Chicken Breasts, each cut into 3 width ways
  • 4 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion, grated
  • A small handful of Dried Shrimp, finely ground
  • 50g/2oz Dry Roasted Peanuts, ground
  • 1 Chili Pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 120ml/4fl.oz. Chicken Stock
  • 60ml/2fl.oz. Dende Oil

1. Place the chicken in a shallow dish with the lime juice, garlic and salt mix well and set aside.

2 Heat the oil in a large saucepan until hot, add the onion, dried shrimp, peanuts, and hot pepper and sauté for 5 minutes, stirring from time to time.

3. Add the chicken pieces and their liquid, and cook for a few minutes, turning the pieces once.

4. Add the chicken stock, cover, and simmer gently for 30 minutes until the chicken is tender, stirring from time to time and adding a little more stock if necessary.

5. Adjust the seasoning, pour in the dende (palm) oil, and cook for a further two minutes. Serve hot with rice.

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