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Nigerian Chicken Stew recipe

Nigerian Chicken Stew

by Mimi (@chefmimz)
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Prep Time
40min
Cook Time
30min
Total Time
1hr 10min

Delicious easy to make chicken stew is a combination of blended tomatoes, onions, pepper, ginger and garlic and it is usually served with a variety of meals like rice, spaghetti, beans, bread etc. It is a must in every Nigerian home.

Ingredients

6 Servings
  • 1kg
    chicken
  • Fresh tomatoes
  • Fresh pepper (cayenne & bell pepper)
  • 1
    large onions
  • Salt
  • Ground pepper
  • Thyme
  • Curry
  • Nutmeg
  • Vegetable oil
  • Seasoning cube

How to make Nigerian Chicken Stew

Prepping the Chicken

  1. Wash Chicken and place in a pot, add diced onions, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1 ½ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon curry|thyme|nutmeg, 2 cubes seasoning cube,, grated ginger and garlic and one cup of water. Place on a stove and allow to cook for 15 minutes

    Step 1.1: Wash Chicken and place in a pot, add diced onions, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1 ½ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon curry|thyme|nutmeg, 2 cubes seasoning cube,, grated ginger and garlic and one cup of water

Prepping the Veggies

  1. Wash tomatoes, peppers and onions, ginger and garlic and place in a blender, add little water and blend till it's smooth

    Step 2.1: Wash tomatoes, peppers and onions, ginger and garlic and place in a blender, add little water and blend till it's smooth
    Step 2.2: Wash tomatoes, peppers and onions, ginger and garlic and place in a blender, add little water and blend till it's smooth
    Step 2.3: Wash tomatoes, peppers and onions, ginger and garlic and place in a blender, add little water and blend till it's smooth

Cooking the stew

  1. Pour the blended veggies in a clean pot and boil it for 15-20 means or until it becomes pasty the add vegetable oil and sliced onions and stir and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes. Then add salt, black pepper, curry, thyme, nutmeg and seasoning cube, stir and allow to simmer on low heat for 2 minutes. Next add the chicken stock and allow to simmer for 2-3 minutes then add the chicken and stir and allow to simmer for 10 minutes and voila!

    Step 3.1: Pour the blended veggies in a clean pot and boil it for 15-20 means or until it becomes pasty the add vegetable oil and sliced onions and stir and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes
    Step 3.2: Pour the blended veggies in a clean pot and boil it for 15-20 means or until it becomes pasty the add vegetable oil and sliced onions and stir and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes
    Step 3.3: Pour the blended veggies in a clean pot and boil it for 15-20 means or until it becomes pasty the add vegetable oil and sliced onions and stir and allow to simmer for about 5 minutes

Tips & Tricks

  1. The amount of seasoning depends on the quantity of the veggies. I couldn't really quantify the amount of veggies I used so you can gradually add seasoning and taste it until you get you desired/preferred taste. Also if you want the stew to be spicy you use more cayenne

  2. Please refer to my video for further understanding. Thank you

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Hi, I am Mimi from Lagos Nigeria and I am passionate about food 🤤.

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