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Recipe by Sackville

A basic stew from the Congo. Sorry for the vague directions. Posted by request from the book 'Best of Regional African Cooking'.

Top Review by Elmotoo

Crazy simple & delicious! I used beef & about 1 heaping tsp crushed red pepper flakes. What I would do differently next time is to start only cooked 1.5 hours at a simmer. I think closer to 3 hours at the barest simmer or in the oven would make it more tender. I served it over Annacia's recipe#455157 which worked really well. Made for I've saved all these recipes & African Tag 3/12.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season the chicken, meat or fish well with salt.
  2. In hot oil in a large and heavy stewing pan, saute the meat with the onions until well browned.
  3. Add chili peppers, tomatoes and enough water to barely cover.
  4. Simmer until tender and nicely cooked.
  5. Serve with boiled rice or fried plantain.
  6. VARIATION: You can mix 1/4-1/3 cup peanut butter with a little boiling water until smooth and add to stew 15-20 minutes before it is done.

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