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1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers.

Curried Coconut Water Prawn Recipe

Prawn Recipe

Mozambique Curried Coconut Water Prawn Recipe

Mozambique curried coconut water prawn recipe is a favorite coastal recipe of Southern Africa.

Mozambique Curried Coconut Water Prawn Recipe

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Mozambique curried coconut water prawn recipe is a simple African food recipe to make for a weeknight dinner. 

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes


Mozambique Curried Coconut Water Prawn Recipe

Serves 4: Low fat

Nutrition facts: 240 calories, 2 grams fat

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds fresh prawns or shrimp, cleaned, peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons good quality curry powder
2 tablespoons chopped curry leaves
1 chopped hot pepper
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 onions, chopped finely
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 tablespoon cumin
2 cups coconut water


Directions
In a large saucepan brown over medium heat, add oil, curry, onions, garlic, cumin, curry leaves and ginger. In a small bowl mix flour and coconut water well add hot pepper and coconut water mixture to the saucepan, cover tightly, and simmer 10 minutes. Add prawns simmer 4-5 minutes. Serve over rice. 

Mozambique Curried Coconut Water Prawn Recipe
Mozambique Curried Coconut Water Prawn Recipe

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Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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