African Peanut Chicken (Wonderbag)

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Stove Top Time: 15 minutes

Wonderbag Time: 3 hours

Serves: 3 adults  


  • 4-6 chicken pieces (I like to use chicken legs)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 large tomatoes – chopped and pips removed
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp chunky peanut butter
  • tsp ground chilli spice
  • 1 green pepper
  • 30g salted peanuts
  • 1 handful fresh coriander
  • Salt and pepper  


  1. In a large pot (3 litres), add the oil and bring to the heat.
  2. Place the chicken legs into the pot and allow the skin to turn brown – once brown remove them from the pot
  3. Keeping the same oil, and add the onions and the garlic and allow to simmer for 3 minutes
  4. Now add the fresh tomatoes, the tin of tomato, the peanut butter, the chilli spice and the chicken stock
  5. Once this is boiling, add the chicken legs back to the mixture.
  6. Allow the pot to boil for 10 minutes and then place it into the Wonderbag.
  7. Allow it to cook for 3 hours in the Wonderbag
  8. Chop the green pepper and the coriander and place them in a bowl – mix these 2 ingredients together and add the salted peanuts
  9. When you serve the chicken, top it with the green pepper mix and enjoy!! To Serve: Serve on fresh basmati rice  

Tip: Remember to remove the tomato pips – to prevent the mixture from becoming too thin/watery.

Photography By Nick Ferreira