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Video: Learn How to Make Hearty West African Chicken Stew With This Recipe

Watch and learn how to whip up delicious chicken stew with this new and easy recipe video.

During the month of November, OkayAfrica will celebrate and highlight all things African food.

In this new video, you'll learn how to make this classic and hearty chicken stew recipe in a couple breezy steps.


Watch below with the recipe to follow.

Ingredients

For Stew

2 Plum tomatoes

½ Onions

2 Garlic cloves

Ginger (Handful)

½ tin tomato

½ bell pepper

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⅓ cup canola oil

2 cup chicken stock

1 tsp curry

1 tsp thyme

1 tsp salt

1 stock cube

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For Chicken

4 chicken thighs/drumsticks

2 tsp poultry seasoning

2 tbsp ginger

1 tsp salt

2 tsp of onion powder

Canola oil

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Preparation

Preheat oven at 400.

In a bowl, season chicken thighs with all dry ingredients listed under. Add a dash of canola oil and leave to marinate for at least 30 mins.

Place chicken in a rack with skin side up and put in oven. Leave in oven at 400º for 20 mins and broil on low for 5 mins.

Blend tomatoes, onions, garlic, ginger, bell pepper and tin tomato.

Heat oil in pan. Add the blended ingredients and fry until reduced.

Add curry, thyme, salt and stock cube. Leave to simmer.

Then add chicken stock.

Bring to boil and add baked chicken.

Stir in cameroon pepper. Leave to simmer for 5mins.

Serve with rice

Credits

Editor: Kanil Ward

Producer: Chika Okoli

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