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African food

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Nigerian Suya garnished with cucumbers, red onion, and tomtoes

1 · 45 minutes · Skewers of thinly sliced meat, oven-grilled and doused with yaji spice. There's nothing quite like suya. It's unique taste is irresistible! It's lip-smacking, finger-licking good!


  • 2 1/2 lb Beef
Canned Goods
  • 1/2 tsp Beef bouillon
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup Suya spice
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tbsp Peanut oil
20 African Dinner Recipes To Try

1 · 30 minutes · Looking for African dinner recipes to try? From soups to stews and one-pot meals, here are 20 insanely good African dinner recipes to make at home.


  • 1 Chicken tomato stew
  • 1 Jollof rice with chicken
  • 1 Moambe chicken
  • 1 Moroccan chicken tagine
  • 1 Peri peri chicken
  • 1 Poulet dg
  • 1 Poulet yassa or chicken yassa
  • 1 Moroccan couscous with 7 vegetables
Canned Goods
  • 1 Egusi soup
  • 1 West african peanut stew
  • 1 Cape malay curry
  • 1 East african pilau
  • Bobotie
  • Chakalaka
  • Fufu
  • Ful Medames
  • Harira
  • Shakshuka
  • Sukuma Wiki
  • Thieboudienne

The famous Nigerian meat pie is buttery and flaky, filled with savory meat sauce. This meat pie will leave you longing for more.

Nigerian okra soup

Looking for a Nigerian soup recipe? Follow our handy prep guide to learn how to make this Nigerian okra soup. Easy to make and taste as good as it looks!

My fried plantains recipe with hot pepper sauce is one of my favorite African comfort eats. #africanfood #plantains #peppersauce #hotsauce

2 · 50 minutes · My fried plantains recipe with hot pepper sauce is one of my favorite African comfort eats. #africanfood #plantains #peppersauce #hotsauce


  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1/2 Green or red bell peppers
  • 3 Onions, medium
  • 3 Plantains, medium ripe
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, medium
  • 1 Scotch bonnet peppers
  • 1 tsp Thyme, dried
Canned Goods
  • 1 Maggi bouillon
  • 2 tbsp Tomato paste
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Salt
  • 1 Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp White pepper, ground
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable oil
  • 1 Vegetable oil
Plantain and Bean Stew - Red Red (simple recipe) - Travelandmunchies

Red red! A Ghanaian comfort dish like no other. It is very simple to make, very tasty, and filling. This is a simplified version with no protein or too many additional ingredients that is sometimes added to red red (like dried shrimp or fish). No blender needed or any special in gradients except of course the key ingredient palm oil. Before criticizing West African use of this ingredients I suggest you read article by Yewande Komolafe for a more wholistic vies of the situation. Check this…


  • 1 Shrimp boullion
  • 1 1/2 cups Black eyed peas, dried
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 Onion, medium
  • 1/2 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 Plantain, Fried
  • 3 Plantains, ripe
  • 2 Scotch bonnet, whole
  • 1 Very large or 2 medium tomatoes
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Cayenne
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 2 Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 cups Oil
  • 3/4 cup Palm oil, red
  • Gari (cassava Flour (optional))
  • To serve

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