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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Petit Pois Senegal Green Peas Chicken Stew Recipe

Petit Pois Senegal Green Peas Recipe

Petit Pois is a favorite recipe of the West African country of Senegal. Petit Pois is an easy African recipe of green peas cooked with chicken in a rich onion sauce.

Cooking lunch in Senegal

Petit Pois Senegal Green Peas Recipe

2 chicken breasts cut into pieces
3 cups frozen peas
3 white onions, diced
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
3 cloves fresh garlic
1 teaspoon vinegar
3 cups chicken broth

Over medium heat in a large lidded pot add oil then saute onions and spices 3 minutes. Brown meat in the pot with onions. Add water, cover pot cook 15 minutes. Add peas, stir well, simmer 5 minutes longer. Serve over rice.

Green peas fresh from the garden
Green peas fresh from the garden

Did you know?
Approximately 70% of the population of Senegal is rural. Senegal’s economy is driven by mining, construction, tourism, fisheries and agriculture, which are the primary sources of employment in rural areas. Senegal’s main agricultural products are green vegetables, peanuts, millet, corn, sorghum, rice, cotton, tomatoes, cattle, poultry, pigs and fish.

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