OB Cuisine: A Healthy Guide To Preparing Senegalese’s Maafé By Immaculate Bites

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Maafé (or Mafé) is a traditional West African cuisine. Eaten widely in Senegal, Maafé which is known as Groundnut & Peanut soup in English is a rich, nutty, and palate -pleasing meal when served with rice, plantains or any starch.

The term groundnut is use interchangeably with peanuts because It is called peanuts in America but most people outside of the states refer to it as Groundnut. Continue scrolling for the tasty recipe.

  • 2- 3 pounds chicken
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • ¼ cup oil
  • tomatoes
  • medium onion
  • garlic cloves
  • tablespoons parsley
  • ½ cup Peanut butter paste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Season chicken with paprika, ½ onions, salt and pepper. Set aside
  2. In a large pot, heat oil over low heat, then add the chicken and sauté stirring, frequently, any browned bits off the bottom of the pot.
  3. Blend tomatoes, onions, garlic, parsley and onions. Pour the mixture in the pot of chicken bring to a boil and let it simmer until tender (depending on the chicken).
  4. Add the peanut butter and 2 cups of water. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Adjust the soup thickness with water if necessary .if not, return your soup to the heat and let simmer to desired thickness
  6. Drip a little soup from your stirring spoon. If you are satisfied with the thickness of your soup, serve it.

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