FRIED RICE

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Nigerian fried rice is a versatile dish, you see it in most parties and social gatherings. It’s usually so colorful with lots of veggies hence it’s a healthier alternative to plain or Jellof rice. I’ll be sharing my recipe for fried rice.

INGREDIENTS
2cups rice
1kg chicken parts
2 cups chopped mixed vegetables (bell peppers, peas, carrots, string beans etc)
Seasoning cubes
Curry and thyme
Onions
Salt
Pepper

PREPARATION
wash chicken and add to a pot, add 2seasoning cubes, salt, curry, thyme, onions and pepper.
Steam on low heat for 5minutes.
Add water and let it cook until done.

Remove chicken and grill, then set the chicken stock aside.

Add rice to a pot, add water and parboil for 15minutes, rinse and set aside.

Add the parboiled rice to a pot, add the chicken stock and taste, add salt or stock cube if needed, cover pot and cook on low heat until rice is 90% soft. Add more water if needed.

In a wok or large pan on medium heat, add about 2-3tbspn of vegetable oil, add chopped onions and saute for a minute.

Add the chopped veggies, a bit of seasoning cube/salt, curry, thyme and stir fry for 3minutes.

Now add the rice and continue to stir fry on medium heat for 5minutes.

Turn off heat and serve.
PS: substitute chicken for turkey.

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Served with grilled chicken and gizzard.

CATFISH PEPPERSOUP

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Hello guys and welcome to my blog, today’s recipe is catfish peppersoup. The whether is gradually getting cold and we’re entering the rainy season.

what better meal to have on a cold and rainy week night? A bowl of spicy catfish peppersoup will soothe your stress and take the cold away.
Am a bit lazy in the kitchen so I always have my fish prepared in the market, so all I have left to do is wash and cook. I’ll also share my method of cleaning catfish the easy way.
I usually cook mine with unripe plantains and believe me this combo is the bomb!
Enough talk, let’s get cooking.

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HOW TO MAKE MOI MOI

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Moimoi is one of my favorite foods, it combines well with almost anything ranging from rice dishes to oats, pap, salad etc or alone as a meal. Good thing is its healthy!( if cooked with less or no oil) cos beans is rich in protein and complex carbs. so if your looking to loose some weight or maintain it then moimoi should be on your list of foods.

Although it might be a bit time consuming from prep to finish but it’s totally worth it at the end. I usually use honey beans for my moimoi but any variety can serve even lentils.

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SIMPLE EGG SAUCE

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Egg sauce is one of the simplest Nigerian sauces to whip up, it’s best served with boiled yam. It’s usually moist and not dry, so I’ll be sharing how I make my yummy and moist egg sauce.

The key to getting the moist and saucy texture is in the tomato, always use fresh firm plum tomatoes (the round type not the oblong type). The next thing is the ratio of tomatoes to eggs, the eggs shouldn’t be way more than the tomatoes.

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