• Leigh

Slow Cooked Peanut Butter Chicken


How about something a little different with a West African influence? Peanut butter chicken is cheap (it uses chicken thighs), quick to assemble in your slow cooker, and nutritious. It also tastes really, really good! If you like heat, feel free to add some cayenne or, better, chopped fresh ginger. The amount of ginger depends on your taste, but start with a small amount—a teaspoon—and add more, if you'd like. You can certainly use chicken breasts rather than thighs if you’d prefer, but I think the thighs hold up to the slow cooking better and stay moister. Serve this luscious chicken with rice to catch all the juices, and, if you’d like, sprinkle additional cilantro, green onions, and peanuts on top for added color, freshness, and