Recipes of the World – from Zambia

Chicken in Groundnut Sauce


1 whole chicken

3 tablespoons groundnut paste

6 fingers fresh okra

3 tomatoes

1 onion

2 cups water

Salt to taste


1. Wash the chicken and cut into standard pieces

2. Put chicken pieces in a medium sized pot

3. Chop onion, tomatoes and okra

4. Add chopped onion, tomatoes and okra

5. Add water and salt

6. Cook until chicken is tender

7. Put groundnut paste in a cup and add a little water, stir to a smooth paste

8. Pour the groundnut paste into the pot and mix well

9. Cook for 15 minutes

10. Serve as relish

Rich in energy proteins, vitamins and minerals