1 lb chicken

tsp salt

Dash of black pepper

c oil

2 c water

2 coconuts, grated

2 c rice

2 onions, chopped

c tomato paste

tsp hot pepper (optional)


Clean, wash, and cut chicken into small pieces; marinate in salt and pepper for15 minutes. Heat oil; fry chicken until brown then simmer in water until tender. Remove meat from broth. Combine broth and coconut; boil for 5 minutes. Wash rice and add to liquid mixture. Continue cooking. Heat 1 tbsp oil. Add chopped onion, saute for a minute. Add tomato paste, simmer for 5 minutes, then add chicken. Stir and leave on low fire. When rice is almost done, add chicken mixture. Simmer for 10 minutes. Serve hot.


Serves 4.


country : Nigeria

course : poultry dish


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