Chicken Muamba
55 mins (prep 10, cooking 45)
12 ingredients
4 servings
Chicken in a peanut/tomato sauce. Generally served with rice. This version is from the DR Congo. Don't let the peanuts with tomatoes throw you off it really is very tasty. (I learned to tell guests after they compliment it what's in it.)

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  • 1 (3 1/2 lb) whole chickens, cut up (i will skip the killing and cleaning part that we go through)
  • 1 (6 ounce) tomato paste
  • 1 large fresh tomato (you can peel and seed if you wish, we eat everything here)
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons palm oil (available in oriental markets, feel free to substitute with a healthier oil)
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 hot pepper (we use pili pili, a very hot pepper native to here, most like scotch bonnet in flavor but makes habe)


Serving Size (54.48 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 104.65 Calories from Fat 68.76
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.64g 47.03%
Saturated Fat 0.92g 18.36%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 606.85mg 101.14%
Total Carbohydrate 9.13g 12.17%
Dietary Fiber 2.1 g 33.58%
Sugars 5.19 g %
Protein 2.02g 16.19%
Vitamin A 664.82IU% Vitamin C 9.87mg%
Calcium 23.3mg% Iron 1.44mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh tomato, small onion, chunky peanut butter, hot pepper