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West African Foods Abacha (African Salad)

African Cuisine Abacha (African Salad)

African Dish: Abacha (African Salad)

Abacha (African Salad) Ingredients

1 1/2 kg dry abacha.
2 2 cksp Palm Oil.
3 2 knorr cube.
4 1/2 cup crayfish.
5 to taste salt.
6 1 bulb onion diced.
7 3 fresh pepper.
8 2 leaf akwukwo ofe (garden egg leaf) sliced.
9 1 tbsp potash(akawu).

Cooking Step by Step

Step 1 In a bowl add enough lukewarm water that can cover the abacha, drain and set aside; In a small plate pour in the potash and add a little water and set aside..
Step 2 Pound pepper, crayfrish and onion in a small mortar if you have any and set aside..
Step 3 In a pot, pour in Palm oil and mix in the potash water and stir till you get a yellow paste, add your pounded crayfish, salt, onions, pepper and knorr cube mix everything together.
Step 4 Add the drain abacha into the oil paste and stir proper, add the garden egg leaf, stir and serve with fried fish.
Step 5 I decided to dice some of the garden leaf and onions separately so I can sprinkle on it.
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