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Congo Chicken Moambe (Stew)

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“Adapted from Bill Odarty's cookbook called "A Sahara of African Cooking." I found this in " Down Jersey Cooking" submitted by Joyce Williams who has been researching her African-American roots. She said that when she prepared this recipe and served it at a church supper, it was so good, she got a marriage proposal...and his wife was standing right next to him! Moambe means stew in central Africa.”
2hrs 15mins

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  1. Place chicken in a 6 quart soup pot with water to cover; add salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil, lower to simmer and cook for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
  3. Remove chicken and reserve 1 1/2 cups of the chicken broth.
  4. In another pan, saute cayenne pepper, onion, nutmeg, tomato sauce and butter for 3 minutes.
  5. To the pan, add the cooked chicken and the 1 1/2 cups of reserved broth and simmer covered for 15 minutes.
  6. Add peanut butter to thicken, place in a 350 degree F. oven for 30 minutes, uncovered.
  7. Serve warm with cooked rice.

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