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Ghana 2009 - Recipes

Abenkwan/Palm Nut Soup

Prepared from the pulp of pounded boiled palm fruits, which is cooked adding fish/meat and condiments into a thick broth.

2 cups palm oil (no substitutes)
1 cup onions
1 chopped chile pepper, crushed, or 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 cups tomato
2 cups okra chopped
1 medium eggplant, cut into chunks
1 lb fish or crab meat
1/2 tsp salt

1. In a large, heavy stew pot, boil the palm oil for 10 minutes.
2. Add onions and pepper and continue cooking on high heat for another 5 minutes.
3. Reduce heat, add remaining ingredients and simmer for an hour or more, until soup is somewhat thickened.
4. Stir from time to time. If there is too much palm oil on the surface for your liking, skim it off with a large spoon before serving.

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Ghana 2009 - Recipes

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