, cut into bite-sized cubes
, cut into bite-sized pieces
, to season
, thinly sliced (optional)
HEAT 2 tbsp olive oil in a pot over medium-high. Add chicken pieces. Brown on both sides, about 5 min. Transfer to a plate. Discard any liquid. Reduce heat to medium, then add remaining 1 tbsp olive oil to same pot. Stir in onion. Cook, adding a splash of water if needed, until onion is soft, 5 min. Stir in ginger and garlic. Cook 1 min.
RETURN chicken to pot along with diced tomatoes, butternut squash and salt. Season with fresh pepper. Boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, for 8 min. Stir in zucchini. Continue cooking, covered, until vegetables are tender, about 5 more min.
WHISK smooth natural peanut butter and water in a small bowl. Add to stew and stir until warmed through, 2 min. Garnish with green onion and peanuts if desired.