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Groundnut Stew with Rice or Gari

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Mon, 2013-07-22 06:17


8 Servings
SourceWhat's Cooking Today by Muriel Emekunle Davies
Prep time
30 minutes
Cooking time
45 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 15 minutes


Onions, tomatoes and pepper together with groundnut paste.


2 pounds
chicken (meat/fish)
1⁄2 pound
pig's trotter
tomatoes (fresh)
onions (1 clove garlic)
korboh korboh ((garden eggs) and okra)
1 ounce
tomato paste
1⁄2 pound
roasted groundnuts (made into paste)
salt and pepper (thyme or patmangi to taste)
3 pints
water (if African chicken or stewing meat is used)
1 pint
cooking oil


How to make Groundnut Stew?
1. Cut up pig's trotter's and soak to remove extra salt.
2. Wash and cut up chicken into pieces. Boil with pig's trotters for about 30 minutes with a few onion slices or crushed garlic.
3. Remove from stock and fry till golden brown.
4. Fry onions, tomatoes and pepper.
5. Dilute groundnut paste with water and pour the mixture over the chicken/meat/fish and check the seasoning; leave to simmer for 3/4 hour till chicken/meat/fish is tender.
6. Prepare and boil separately okra and korboh korboh and add just before serving.
7. Serve with a dish of boiled rice/soaked gari.


Note. If fish is used, scale and wash in salt lime water. Cut into portions Season and fry.
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