Palaver Sauce/Soup - a sumptuous and healthy African cuisine made with greens, smoked meat, egusi and crayfish and other aromatic spices and seasonings. An exotic, flavor and nutrient-packed stew that you'd love!
Servings 5 -6
- 2 pounds Meat Beef shanks, Oxtail cut in bite size pieces
- 1 pound Smoked fish chicken or ham hocks
- ¼- ½ cup palm or canola oil I used half and half
- 1 medium onion diced
- 2 tomatoes sliced
- 2 teaspoons garlic minced
- ½ cup ground crayfish
- ¾ cup ground egusi
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2-3 pound fresh vegetables kale, collard greens, spinach
Boil beef, ham hocks with salt, Maggi and onions and boil until tender depending on the choice of meat. You should have about 2-3 cups of stock from the meat and smoked fish (if using any). Reserve the rest or freeze it.
While beef n is cooking, slice tomatoes, onions and mince the garlic.
Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions. Sauté the onion until it is translucent, about 5 minutes. Season with salt, and pepper, to taste.
Stir in the tomatoes with their juices, garlic, smoked fish, crayfish. Add the beef pieces; press to submerge. Then add ground egusi with chicken stock bring to a simmer.
Add vegetables; let it simmer for about 2 minutes.
Serve warm with boiled plantains, fufu or accompaniment of choice.
Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 72g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 193mg | Sodium: 353mg | Potassium: 2118mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 18600IU | Vitamin C: 228.9mg | Calcium: 319mg | Iron: 5.1mg