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Easy Nigerian Chicken Palm Oil Stew


Nigerian Stew is easy to make, learn how to cook the tastiest Nigerian stew for your family.


Easy Nigerian Chicken Palm Oil Stew

Nigerian Stew is made from a blended mix of peppers, tomatoes, and onions and with Nigeria's famous palm oil. This tasty and aromatic stew is everyone's favorite in Nigeria and around the world.

Easy Nigerian Chicken Palm Oil Stew


Yields 3-4 servings

 Ingredients

2 pounds chicken cut into small pieces
1 large yam cut into bite-size pieces
2 large chopped tomatoes
1 large can tomato sauce
1 chopped yellow onion
1 chopped hot pepper
Black pepper and salt to taste
3 tablespoons palm oil
2 cups white rice

Directions

Heat oil brown onions. Add all ingredients into a large pot cover and simmer 30 minutes. Serve with bread.


Quick facts about palm oil

African palm oil aka macaw-fat is the world’s most popular and most purchased vegetable oil making up about 35 percent of the total international trade in cooking oils. The Palm oil tree has many uses and no part of the tree goes to waste. The tree is used to make world famous palm wine and local medicines. The leaves may also be used to make thatches, which are often used as roofing material in certain areas. The palm oil tree is indigenous to West Africa, naturally occurring along the 300-mile coastline strip from the Gambia to Angola. Palm oil manufacturing in West Africa has two elementary types. The first, palm oil growing in wild grooves and second palm oil groves that are planted on plantations and small farms. Sustainability in the palm oil industry and emphasizing that producers only source palm oil has been produced in an ecological way is a major issue in the industry.


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