NIGERIAN APPETIZER: ABACHA (AFRICAN SALAD)

Abacha is a dish mainly prepared by the south- eastern people (Igbos) of Nigeria  and is prepared with dried shredded cassava. This exotic delicacy is one of my favorite Nigerian meals and so I am sharing it with you my readers so that you could also enjoy it too.

RECIPE

SERVES: 5 People

COOKING TIME: 30 minutes

MAIN INGREDIENT; SHREDDED CASSAVA

Ingredients

  • 400g Abacha (dried shredded cassava)
  • 1 cup, Palm Oil
  • 6 Garden Eggs, diced
  • Stockfish- 10 pieces, spiced and cooked
  • 10 pieces of Kpomo, spiced and cooked
  • 100g Ugba, sliced
  • 1tbsp Garden Egg leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Potash
  • 1 Seasoning cube
  • Chilli Pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp ground Crayfish
  • Boiling water
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  • Season and cook the stockfish and kpomo
  • Soak the abacha in cold water for about 10minutes
  • Drain out the cold water, pour boiling water over it and quickly drain out the water
  • Let it sit in a colander for about 5minutes
  • Dissolve the potash in water and then stir with the palm oil in a pot
  • Place on heat and add the pepper, crayfish and seasoning
  • Stir properly then add the ugba,chopped garden eggs,the stockfish and kpomo
  • Add the add abacha and mix properly allowing all the ingredients to blend
  • Garnish with chopped garden egg leaves
  • Add salt to taste

Enjoy………………………

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