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Tell Us If You Like These 140 African Food Recipes.

Air Fryer Black Eyed Pea Dumpling Stew

Black-eyed pea dumplings are air-fried dough filled with spices and ground black-eyed peas that is super simple to prepare eaten with potato stew. Black-eyed pea dumplings are a small amount of soft dough that is air-fried and served with potato veggie stew. How do you make Black-eyed pea dumplings from scratch? Easy just ground black-eye peas with vegetable broth, and spices until a soft dough is formed and place into the air-fryer. The full recipe directions and ingredients are found here. Ingredients for Potato Vegetable Stew. 2 white potatoes cut into cubes 2 large onions, diced 2 large tomatoes, diced 1 small eggplant, peeled and diced 3 medium carrots, diced 1 medium sweet potato cut into cubes 1 hot pepper, chopped 1 bay leaf Salt to taste 4 cups water Directions for Potato Vegetable Stew. Add all ingredients to a large lidded pot simmer 25 minutes. Ingredients for Air Fryer Black Eyed Pea Dumplings. 1 ¼ cups dry black-eyed peas 1/4 cup all-purpose flo

Chicken Thighs with Sheba Tomato Sauce and Pap

Chicken Thighs with Sheba Tomato Sauce and Pap Sheba is simple to make thick Southern African tomato and onion sauce similar to classic recipes of chicken smothered in tomatoes made in the one pot.  You can omit the chicken in this recipe and make the sheba sauce as a vegetarian dish. Prep time 15 minutes Cook time 40 minutes Total time 55 minutes Chicken with Sheba Tomato Sauce Ingredients and Directions. Ingredients 4 skinless chicken legs or thighs 5 large ripe red tomatoes ½ pound cherry tomatoes 1 can tomato paste 1 white onion, finely chopped 1 red onion, finely chopped 2 chopped fresh chili peppers 1 clove of garlic, chopped 2 teaspoons dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon white sugar 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce 1 salt to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil Directions In a large pot over high heat, add oil, garlic, onions, and brown until slightly soft. In the same large pot simmer hot peppers, sugars, tomatoes, worcestershire sauce and salt over m

Ten Toes on the Ground Omo Tuo Rice Dumpling

Ten Toes on the Ground Omo Tuo Rice Dumpling Easy African food recipe made from scratch to cook in your American kitchen. Boiled rice dumpling Omo tuo is a Ghanaian food and served with Bitter Leaf soup but honestly Omo tuo rice balls pairs with any African soup. Ten Toes on the Ground Omo Tuo Rice Dumpling . Ingredients 1 1/2 cups water 1 cup sushi rice 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in white rice and salt. Return to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer, covered, until rice is mushy and has absorbed all the water. Remove from heat, and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes. Wet your hands with water so that the rice will not stick. Place the cooled steamed rice in your hand and form into a circle by pressing lightly with your both palms. Roll the rice ball in your hands a few times, pressing lightly making sure it is dense and thick. Serve with Bitter Leaf soup. Bitter leaf alone has a bitter

Chicken Wings with Rooibos Red Tea Honey Glaze

Chicken Wings with Rooibos Red Tea Honey Glaze Make a sticky and delicious glaze for chicken wings with Roobios red tea and honey.  The word rooibos comes from the Afrikaans language meaning red bush. The red bush in South Africa has herbal as well as culinary properties. This simple recipe makes a crisp tender chicken wings sing with a perfect sticky rooibos red tea honey glaze. Chicken Marinade Ingredients 1/4 tablespoon white pepper 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon sesame oil Chicken Wings Ingredients 3 pounds whole chicken wings, washed and patted dry 2 cups vegetable oil ½ cup all-purpose white flour Rooibos Tea Glaze Ingredients 5 tea bags Rooibos tea 1 1/2 cups water 1 cup honey Marinade Directions In a medium bowl, combine ingredients for the marinade; whisk well to dissolve the sugar and salt. Chicken Wings Directions Toss the chicke

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Moroccan Pastilla Pie

Moroccan Pastilla Pie

If you're hesitant about trying African food, let me assure you that Moroccan Pastilla Pie offers a delightful culinary adventure. Moroccan Pastilla, or Bastilla or B'stilla, is a traditional Moroccan dish typically served as a special occasion or festive dish. It consists of layers of flaky pastry filled with a mixture of spiced meat, usually chicken or pigeon, along with almonds, eggs, and a hint of sweetness from ingredients like cinnamon and powdered sugar. Traditional Moroccan Pastilla recipes often include a layer of scrambled eggs. Feel free to add beaten eggs to the chicken and almond mixture during the cooking process if you prefer. The pastry is then baked until golden and crispy.

Moroccan Merguez Sausage

Moroccan Merguez Sausage

Merguez is a spicy North African sausage traditionally made from ground lamb or beef and flavored with spices such as paprika, cumin, garlic, and chili. It is often grilled or pan-fried and served with bread or Merguez is commonly used in dishes like tagines, couscous, and stews.