If you Love Fried Tomato Stew, then You would definitely love this my Fried Tomato Stew Recipe.

Ingredients:

  1. 10 big fresh tomatoes
  2. 10 medium size Tatashe
  3. 7 big Shombo
  4. 7 medium size habanero pepper
  5. 250g tinned tomato paste
  6. 4 spoonfuls of sunflower oil (or any other vegetable of your choice)
  7. 4 big red Onions (blend 2 and slice 2 thinly)
  8. 5 cups beef or chicken stock
  9. 2tbsp curry powder
  10. 1tbsp dried thyme
  11. Salt to taste
  12. 4 stock cube (I usually use Knorr chicken)

 

Cooking Instruction:

  1. blend the tomatoes and peppers with the 2 onions and the tinned tomato paste;
  2. In a dry pot, pour the oil and let it heat, till it’s hot;
  3. add the sliced onions;
  4. and fry it in the oil till you start perceiving the fragrance;
  5. add the blended pepper, tomatoes, onion, and the tomato paste;
  6. add the curry, thyme, stock cubes, salt and turn;
  7. let it simmer for 3 minutes;
  8. add the chicken stock, turn and cover the pot
  9. all it to simmer for 30 minutes, (on medium heat) turn occasionally.
  10. taste to check if the taste is perfect, add more salt if need be. You can add the fried meat at this step;
  11. lower heat, and let the stew simmer, till oil floats on top.

Nigerian Cake

Nigerian Cake Recipe

Ingredients:

  1. All purpose flour                        – 400 gms
  2. Granulated Sugar                      – 300 gms
  3. Margarine                                   – 400 gms
  4. Baking powder                          – 3 tsp
  5. Nutmeg                                       –   1/2 Tsp
  6. Vanilla flavour                          – 3 Tsp
  7. Egg                                              – 8 large
  8. Milk (optional)                         – 1/2 cup
  9. Mixed fruits (soaked in alcohol for days) – optional

Instructions:

  • Grease the baking pan,(I used 8 inch round pan) with margarine and dust it lightly with flour.
  • Cream the sugar and margarine till it becomes lighter, fluffy and creamy.
  • Preheat Oven at 180 degree Celsius for at least 15 minutes.
  • Add the egg, one at a time, and mix at medium speed.
  • Add the vanilla flavour.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients and whisk or sieve together to ensure all the ingredients are well incorporated. (If you are using mixed fruit, add it into the flour )
  • Mix in the milk and flour in four intervals. if your mixer is small then use a big spatula to fold it in (milk, flour, milk, flour,….). (try not to over mix your batter as it will make the cake tough)
  • Put batter in baking pan and bake at 180 degree Celsius at the middle section of your oven for one hour.
  • The cake is done when a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the cake.
  • turn off the oven and let the cake cool in pan before transferring it to a cooling rack
  • Decorate or serve with fresh juice or ice cream, once it’s cooled.

Jamaican Jerk Sauce

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JAMAICAN JERK SAUCE 

Ingredients:

  1. *Thyme – 1tbsp (ground)
  2. *All spice berries (Pimento) – ½ cup (ground)
  3. *Scotch bonnet peppers – 4-6pieces
  4. Garlic – 6-8 cloves (grated)
  5. Brown sugar – ½ cup
  6. *Cinnamon powder – 1tsp
  7. *Nutmeg – ½ tsp (grated)
  8. *Black pepper (ground) – 1tsp
  9. Kosher salt (to taste)
  10. Onions – 2 medium size
  11. Oil for preserving the sauce (optional)
  12. Ginger – 1 medium size (optional)
  13. Soy sauce – 2tbsp
  14. *Juice of 2 limes

Instructions

  • Puree all the above listed ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  • Rub the sauce on chicken, pork, fish, or red meat and marinate the protein overnight before grilling or frying.
  • Pour oil over leftover sauce and keep in fridge for weeks. (mine have stayed more than 3 months)

 

JAMAICAN SAUCE VEGETABLE STIR-FRY

JAMAICAN SAUCE VEGETABLE STIR-FRY

Ingredients:

  1. Cabbage (sliced thinly)
  2. Carrot (sliced thinly)
  3. Green pepper (sliced thinly)
  4. Shombo pepper (sliced thinly)
  5. Onions (sliced thinly)
  6. Fresh red Beef (sliced thinly)
  7. Browning 1-2tbsp (depending on how dark you want it)
  8. Red kidney beans
  9. Olive oil for frying
  10. Stock cube
  11. Salt to taste
  12. Curry (optional)

Instructions

  • Marinade the beef for at least 2hours.
  • Pour oil into the wok or frying pan, let it heat up a bit
  • Add half of the sliced onions, stir till the fragrance comes out
  • Pour the marinated beef into the oil, add the curry and increase the heat
  • Stir while cooking till its dried and golden in colour
  • Add the remaining ingredients,(put cabbage last)
  • Taste for salt and make sure not to overcook the vegetables.
  • Turn off heat and serve with preferred accompaniment (rice, yam, plantain,potatoes)