Chicken with pumpkins seeds and peanut butter (slow cooker recipe)

A nice Tex-Mex twist on a simple chicken stew. If you can obtain tomatillos, then do use them instead of tomatoes.

Chicken with pumpkins seeds and peanut butter (slow cooker recipe)
Served with yellow rice, peas and sweetcornc
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:606
Ready in:55 minutes
Prep. time:20 minutes
Cook time:35 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:14th April 2014

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to serve


  1. Dry-fry the pumpkin seeds until they start to pop, turn them often
  2. Add them to a food processor with a metal blade and grind them finely
  3. Add the tomatoes, quartered onion, peeled garlic, chillies, cumin seeds and turmeric powder and blend to a paste
  4. Finally add the peanut butter and the chicken stock
  5. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan, add the lardons and the chicken pieces and fry until the oil is released from the lardons and the chicken is browned
  6. Add the blended sauce to the slow cooker, cover and cook for 2.5 hours on medium
  7. Taste and season with black pepper and salt.

Serving suggestions

Serve with rice, sprinkled with chopped spring onions, chopped egg and parsley


Try this with pork tenderloin fillets instead of chicken. Cut them into thin medallions and smash them flat before cooking.

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