Sauces & Soups, Togolese cuisine

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

 

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

Ingredients

  • 25 Okra a medium size
  • 1 onion chopped
  • A pinch of baking soda
  • 4 pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 to mato
  • The meat of your choice I used fried chicken and smoked fish together
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 sliced onion
  • 1 tablespoon ginger
  • 2 tablespoon garlic
  • 1 cube
  • 1 Bay leave
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Slice the okra and set aside in a bowl
  2. Blend together1/2 sliced onion, 1 tablespoon ginger and 2 tablespoon garlic and set aside
  3. Boil 2+1/2 cups of water and add a pinch of baking soda
  4. Add the sliced okra and 1/2 onion (sliced)
  5. Mix together 1/2 cup stock and 1 cube
  6. Add the pepper, the bell pepper, and the mixture of 1/2 cup stock and 1 cubecook for 3 mins and set aside
  7. In another saucepan, bring the canola oil and the tomato puree to a boil.
  8. Add a tablespoon of tomato paste and the blended spices
  9. Add 1 cube, fried chicken, smoked fish, pinch of baking soda, the remaining onion . Cook for 5 mins
  10. Also add some chicken stock to get the desired consistency
  11. Add the okra, mix well and cook for another 5 mins

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