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Damn Good Cameroon DG Chicken Recipe


Happily cooking in Cameroon
Happily cooking in Cameroon
Damn Good Cameroon DG Chicken Recipe


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DG stands for Le Directeur Général in French or the boss man, general manager or the head person in charge; DG was a dish served only to the finest of guests because it is a dish that is often cooked to receive Cameroons aristocratic. This dish is made of chicken, plantains, vegetables and spices and is a national dish of Cameroon loved by everyone. Once you make DG Chicken, you will find DG stands for Damn Good.

Cameroon cooking
Cameroon cooking

Damn Good Cameroon DG Chicken Recipe

Serves 8
African food
Total time from start to finish 55 minutes
Chicken Stew
Nutrition facts: 350 calories per serving, 7 grams fat

Cameroon DG Chicken Recipe


Ingredients
4 chicken thighs
2 large carrots, diced
2 large bell peppers, diced
2 large onions, diced
3 large tomatoes, diced
Handful of parsley
4 celery stalks, diced
2 cups frozen green beans
2 yellow plantains, peeled and cut into pieces
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon ground ginger powder
1 teaspoon ground paprika
2 Maggi cubes
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon peanut oil
2 cups vegetable broth
Salt to taste

Directions
In a large lidded pot over medium high heat add oil, brown chicken and remove from pot. Bloom spices; add vegetables except plantains into the pot. Place chicken over vegetables add water simmer 25 minutes. Add plantains, cover pot and simmer 10 minutes longer. Serve over rice.

Cooking in a small village in the center region of Cameroon
Cooking in a small village in the center region of Cameroon

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.

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