African Chicken with Almond Tomato Sauce Recipe


Cooking Time20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Chicken1 , cut up (Broiler Fryer)
 Peanut oil4 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Almonds2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (Whole Not Blanched)
 Hot water2 Cup (32 tbs), divided
 Tomato paste6 Ounce (1 Can)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Okra10 Ounce, frozen and cut (1 Package)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1041 Calories from Fat 609

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g105.6%

Saturated Fat 15.4 g76.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 251.2 mg

Sodium 788.9 mg32.9%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.5%

Sugars 8.7 g

Protein 85 g169.5%

Vitamin A 25.7% Vitamin C 45.4%

Calcium 19% Iron 32.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a large skillet, place oil and heat over high temperature.
2) Put chicken and cook till brown on all sides.
3) Remove and keep only 2 tablespoons oil in the skillet.
4) Reduce heat to low and add onion.
5) Cook, uncovered for about 5 minutes.
6) In blender, place almonds and 1/2 cup of the hot water; blend for 1 minute.
7) Add remaining 1 1/2 cups water and tomato paste.
8) Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
9) Pour almond, tomato sauce over chicken in skillet.
10) Add okra, separating with fork.
11) Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes.

12) Serve hot over rice.