Stews and sauces

Poulet DG (Cameroon)

Poulet DG; Chicken, plantain and vegetables from Cameroon. Plantains are amazing but the combination of chicken with plantains is superb. Out of the heart of Cameroon is this amazing combination; Poulet Directeur Général which is shortened Poulet DG. This is literally translated as Chicken Director general 🙂 I learnt Poulet DG was originally cooked and reserved for the upper class…

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Baked, Grilled and Roasted

Grilled Chicken (Togo style)

Grilled chicken with the holy trinity of ginger, garlic and onions with a touch of palm oil. It just happens Togolese applaud the holy trinity of onions, garlic and ginger in seasoning meat. As a matter of fact, I think most West Africans love and use this. It is the basic and essential seasoning here in Ghana and is great…

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Baked, Grilled and Roasted

Easy chicken shawarma

Hey, any shawarma fans out there? Before we start, I need to make an apology “I am sorry to the restaurant I have been dashing cash to, I figured this shawarma out and I am coming there no more. But I love that fisherman’s fried rice of yours. Never mind, I will be there when my pockets are over flowing”.…

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Stews and sauces

Kuku wa kupaka (Chicken in Coconut Sauce) Kenya

Kuku wa kupaka shortened kukupaka is Swahili for chicken in coconut sauce. This is a specialty among the Mombasa people along the Kenya coast. It is a simple dish with mostly grilled chicken paired with a spicy coconut sauce. It is sweet from the coconut milk, hot from the green chillis and spicy from the combination of turmeric, coriander and…

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Ghanaian style chicken sauce normally served with fried rice
Stews and sauces

Chicken sauce with carrots and onions

I normally tend to save chicken breast whenever we buy full chicken without having any plan for it. It become a habit my mother is not happy with…. you don’t want to hear her scream when she is searching for something in the freezer and all she comes across is chicken breasts. Whiles cleaning the fridge created by the mess…

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