BY Ama Nunoo, 2:34pm December 13, 2019,

Here’s a quick way to prepare Kedjenou, the highly nutritious traditional chicken stew from Ivory Coast

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People in Ivory Coast call it kedjenou poulet or kedjenou de poulet.

The popular Ivorian dish is a traditional chicken stew prepared with chicken pieces, tomatoes, okra, onions, chili peppers, eggplants, ginger, chicken broth, thyme, and garlic.

The spicy stew is slow-cooked in a sealed clay pot known as canari, which is then placed over a fire or hot coals.

Kedjenou, when ready, is typically served with attieke (flaked cassava) or white rice.

Here’s a simple and quick way to prepare the national dish, right at the comfort of your home:

Last Edited by:Ama Nunoo Updated: February 4, 2021


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