African Food - African Stew from Nigeria

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Our African stew from Nigeria shows how good African food can be. I first saw this in an African place many years ago Cape Town restaurant in South Africa eaten. In Marco's African Place. Not far from the waterfront. The restaurant still exists today. I don't know if the African stew is still on the menu. But you can still eat African food there. Not only South African cuisine is served in this restaurant. If you are looking for food like in Africa on your trip to South Africa, you have come to the right place. The food served in this restaurant comes from many countries in Africa.

I can still remember sitting up on the restaurant's gallery, listening to the cheerful songs of African singers and letting this African stew from Nigeria melt in my mouth. It was then that I learned to appreciate traditional African cuisine. Since then, African food like in Africa has been on our menu again and again.

Do you already know #WorldFoodDay? The World Food Program of the UN equates food with the concepts of family, tradition, hope, adventure, culture and health. This interpretation perfectly expresses what food and enjoyment means to us. So what could be better than taking this as an opportunity to introduce you to the recipe for this Nigerian stew. By the way, this can be perfectly in one Dutch Oven über dem campfire prepare. You can also find Dutch oven accessories you can find here. A tip for them RV and camping fans between you.

 

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Ingredients - African stew

2 servings

500 g pork chops
2 onions
2 tablespoons of peanut or sesame oil
5 tablespoons of peanut butter
Paprika spice
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons of tomato paste or a small can of diced tomatoes
400 ml vegetable broth
1 bunch of fresh parsley
1 tablespoon of cumin

 

 

African food - How to prepare the stew

Food like in Africa is easy to cook. You chop the onions fine.

Cut the pork into thin strips.

In the meantime, you heat the oil in a pan. You fry the meat in it and take it out of the pot. Then you put the onions into the pan and leave them till slightly brown. Stir the peanut butter in and season well with paprika powder. After that you pour in the vegetable broth and stir the tomato paste in. Add the meat again and let the stew simmer for about 45 minutes.

In the meantime, finely chop the parsley and leave some leaves to garnish.

Once the stew is cooked, you can season to taste again. Mix in the chopped parsley and decorate with the parsley leaves.

Serve with rice or mashed potatoes.

Let us know in the comments if we were able to convince you to try African food. And above all, how you enjoyed our African stew.

 

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African Food - African Stew from Nigeria

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn

6 thoughts too "African Food - African Stew from Nigeria"

  1. Mmmmh, that sounds really good!
    Dear Monika, dear Petar,

    I will definitely try the recipe. Now I know what smells so good with our neighbors (a family from Nigeria). I think I'll invite you to dinner.
    Thank you for the inspiration.
    Love greeting Susanne

    1. Hi Susan,

      This peanut stew has been one of our favorite foods since I tasted it for the first time in South Africa. I would like to know how he tastes you.

      Best regards,
      Monika

  2. Hello you two,
    Your recipe sounds delicious and it seems to be quite easy to cook. Nice that a restaurant in Salzburg is mentioned. I have not been there for a long time and will take this as an opportunity to spend a nice evening there again soon.
    Many greetings
    Elena

    1. Dear Elena,

      Thank you very much for your nice comment. We found the Afro Café in Salzburg class. It reminds me a bit of the shebeens (pubs) that I met in Cape Town and Johannesburg. And the food there tastes great.

      Best regards,
      Monika & Petar

  3. Is it the spices that make African food so different and special?
    Because when I read the list of ingredients, it does not sound unusual. Tasty but it is quite sure.

    I'm on the road and testing the African cuisine :-)

    Best regards, Katja

    1. In this case, the peanut sauce is special. You do not get the African meat with us.

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