West African Chicken and Peanut Soup

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recipe by Kenwood

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This West African inspired recipe uses a combination of familiar ingredients to create a creamy and nutty satisfying soup.

recipe updated 8 Oct 2019


  • Ginger icon
    20g (about 3¾ tbsp)
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    1 (150g)
  • Fresh chilli icon
    Fresh chilli
    1 (20g)
  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    150g (about 1¼)
  • Sweet potato icon
    Sweet potato
    150g (about ¾)
  • Tomato icon
    2 (280g)
  • Coconut oil icon
    Coconut oil
    2 tbsp (about 30ml)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Tomato purée icon
    Tomato purée
    3 tbsp (49g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1 pinch
  • Chicken stock icon
    Chicken stock
    650ml (2¾ cups)
  • Cayenne pepper icon
    Cayenne pepper
    about ½ teaspoon (1g)
  • Ground coriander icon
    Ground coriander
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Peanut butter icon
    Peanut butter
    3 tbsp (49g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    about ½ teaspoon (1g)
  • Coriander icon
    as needed
  • Peanuts icon
    as needed


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Step preview

  1. Fit thick slicing disc (5) to direct prep attachment
  2. Fit direct prep attachment to kCook Multi
  3. Fit max blade to kCook bowl
  4. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  5. Add coconut oil to the kCook bowl
  6. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  7. Heat with filler cap removed - 2 min, 120°C, speed 3
  8. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  9. Slice ginger, red bell pepper and fresh chilli into the kCook bowl with direct prep attachment
  10. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  11. Add garlic clove to the kCook bowl
  12. Add chicken breast, tomato purée and salt & pepper to the kCook bowl
  13. Cook with filler cap removed - 5 min, 120°C, speed 3
  14. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  15. Slice sweet potato into the kCook bowl with direct prep attachment
  16. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  17. Add chicken stock, tomato, cayenne pepper, ground coriander, peanut butter and black pepper to the kCook bowl
  18. Cook with filler cap fitted - 20 min, 98°C, speed 3
  19. Blend with filler cap fitted - 2 min, speed 12
  20. Serve
  21. Garnish with coriander to taste
  22. Sprinkle with peanuts to taste
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