2 tbsps oil

1 medium onion, finely chopped

7 oz can tomatoes, chopped

2 tbsps peanut butter or ground peanuts

1 pt water

Sprig of thyme

Chilli pepper and salt

1 lb spinach, fresh or frozen

1 small piece smoked fish (for flavour)

1 lb fresh or frozen prawns


Put oil in a heavy bottomed saucepan. When hot add the onions and tomatoes. Cook on a high heat stirring for 5 mins. Reduce heat to moderate and add peanut butter, creaming well into the sauce with half of the water. Stir well and allow to cook, bubbling gently, for 8 - 10 mins, stirring. Add remaining water, thyme, pepper and salt. Wash and finely chop the fresh

spinach, stir into sauce and allow to coook on a moderate heat until sauce is thick, (20 mins). Add the smoked fish and drained prawns. Stir and cook for 10 mins more. Serve with boiled yams and rice.


Serves 4.


country : Sierra Leone

course : main course


source : internet