In a world today that is full of “fancy” foods and an appeal for eating something different, It is always a welcome change to eat some “vintage” Nigerian food. Rice and stew is the typical go-to meal for most Nigerians. I remember growing up as a child in Port-Harcourt and eating Rice and Stew with big pieces of chicken or meat every Sunday*big grin* It felt like a family routine but as I grew up and started to socialize with other people, I realized it seemed to be a country-wide routine and it is something I have incorporated into my own household. Here is a simple recipe for Stew! Hope you enjoy and check out the printable recipe at the bottom!
-Boil meat and chicken in separate pots with spices and diced onions.
-Allow to boil for 20-30mintues or until soft.
-Put into oven tray and grill on low for 20 mins.
-Cut onions,bell peppers,scotch bonnet, and tomatoes.
-Blend with little water until it becomes a puree
-Boil blended tomatoes until there is little or no water (do not allow it to burn)
-In a clean pot, heat up about 4 table spoons of oil.
-Add tomatoes and allow to fry for5 minutes (WARNING BE CAREFUL: COVER POT TO PREVENT SPLASHES)
-Lower the heat and add spices, chicken and meat stock and allow to boil for 20 mins.
-Add chicken and goat meat and boil on medium heat for 10 more minutes.
-Eat with some rice, plantains, yam, beans, etc.
Hope you enjoyed and please leave your comments to let me know how it turned out if you do try it.