Jollof rice is a traditional West African dish. It consists mainly of cooked rice and tomato stew flavored with spices such as thyme, scotch bonnet pepper, chili peppers, onions and garlic. The dish is a staple of West African cuisine, particularly that of Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Gambia.
Save time with these easy and delicious one-pot recipes. These recipes are great for weeknight dinner or when you have less than an hour to get something on the table.
How to Cook White Rice – Perfectly cooked white rice, tender, fluffy, and non-mushy. Let me show you the effortless way to cook it perfectly.
This delicious honey garlic chicken recipe [VIDEO] comes together in a snap and has become a family favorite. This easy dinner is so delicious and simple to make!
Yam pottage/Yam Porridge (Asaro) Recipe – Asaro which is also known as Yam pottage or Yam porridge is a very delicious Yam recipe though it’s eaten by most tribes in Nigeria however, it is more common in the Yoruba-speaking parts of Nigeria. It’s also easy to make. If you love yam, it’s a must-try recipe!
Breakfast Potatoes – This is an example of a simply prepared meal that yields a rich and intricate flavor. This recipe is a healthy, tasty, and super quick option for a filling breakfast. It requires very simple ingredients and delivers delicious results.
Shakshuka is a hearty skillet meal made of open-faced eggs cooked in a thick, savory tomato-pepper sauce. It is simple, delicious, and easy to prepare.
Nigerian Beef Stew: A classic rich aromatic tomato Nigerian stew. It is delicious, nutritious, and easy to make. All you need is a big pot and about an hour of your time.
Homemade Chili – If you are looking for comfort in a bowl this winter, look no further than this homemade chili recipe. This super comforting dish is delicious and packed with hearty flavors. Make sure you add this easy recipe to your repertoire—you’ll be so glad you did!
Shrimp Stock – Bursting with flavor from loads of fresh herbs and spices. Add into any dish to instantly enhance the dish. Forget the store-bought stock and learn how to create your own with this super simple recipe.
Let me introduce you to this 30 minutes one-pan dish that rivals restaurant quality. Shrimp Creole! – Complex flavors, easy to make, loaded with flavor and cooked with tons of spices and vegetables for maximum flavor.
Gomen Wat is a mainstay in any Ethiopian kitchen. It is hearty yet light and goes with just about everything as a side dish! If you’re looking for a way to spice up your greens, this is one recipe you’ll want to add to your repertoire.
West African pepper sauce is a hot and spicy sauce made with habaneros, tomatoes, ginger, and strong onion and garlic notes. This African condiment is so addictive, and you will be happy to join the ranks of your must-have condiments!
Smothered Chicken and Gravy— Tender, juicy chicken covered in a delicious creamy gravy. If you need a delicious chicken recipe with a southern flare, this is just what you are looking for.
Jambalaya – Delicious, one-pot meal bursts with bold Creole flavors! If you are looking to add some real flavor to your rice, jambalaya is one of the best ways to do it.
Collard Greens – A popular traditional and southern vegetable dish. This recipe features a delicious blend of smokiness, vinegar, and savory – an excellent side dish for the holidays or anytime.
This Green Beans and Bacon recipe is a tasty and cost-effective side dish that will add color as well as flavor to your next dinner!
Jambalaya Pasta — Leave the take-out menu and make this delicious restaurant-quality cajun/creole jambalaya pasta made with chicken, sausage, and shrimps. It comes together in about 30 minutes!
Enjoy the flavors of West Africa with this Senegalese Poulet Yassa made from Chicken pieces, marinated overnight with lots of onions, some mustard, and a bit of lemon juice. This dish is so easy to make, smells great, looks beautiful, and tastes delicious. If you are in the mood for an exotic dish try this one!
Banga soup is one of the best nourishing soups you can make with palm nuts. All it takes is an assortment of spice flavorings, an assortment of meat and fish, and finishing it off with a touch of ”beletete” to elevate this soup. It’s an easy recipe that delivers terrific results!
Nigerian Style Chicken Fried Rice – Transform leftover rice into an easy fried rice dish that your family will love. This version of the Nigerian fried Rice dish delivers a delicious flavor with minimal efforts. It comes together in a little time with minimal effort making it perfect for a weeknight.
This is an incredibly easy, but delicious recipe. The uniqueness of this jollof rice lies in the roasting of the bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, and garlic. This brings an additional depth of flavor to the meal. If you’re looking for a Jollof Rice recipe that will be the star of the show, this is it!
Easy Beef stir-fry with bell Peppers – This savory, seasoned stir fry will quickly fill a home with an aroma that can only be exceeded by the flavor of the dish. It’s the perfect mix of fresh and filling!
Sweet Potato Hash – A simple breakfast meal made with sweet potatoes, bell peppers, onions, ground chicken, and spices. Savory-sweet, so easy to make and incredibly delicious! It looks like a lot of effort, but it’s really easy!!
Coconut Fried Rice – Rice cooked in broth and coconut milk with lots of vegetables and protein. The end product is an enticing combination of textures, colors, and flavors. It smells heavenly and tastes even better!
Easy Scrambled Tofu – This surprisingly addictive scrambled tofu is made with just a few ingredients. It’s very flavorful, easy to make, and it’s perfect for a simple but filling breakfast.
Instant Stir fry Noodles with Shrimps and Vegetables – This hearty ramen noodle stir fry is chock-full of healthy veggies, making for a very satisfying meal. This comfort food is so delicious and takes only about 15 minutes to put together. It will fast become your favorite!
This easy one-pot Vegetable Couscous recipe is loaded with highly nutritious vegetables amongst other ingredients. It’s Fluffy, fragrant, and tasty with a kiss of warm flavors. Can be thrown together as a side to your favorite meat or a hearty meal on its own plus it’s on the table in just 30 minutes. Truly a …
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes – A classic rich, creamy, and flavorful potato recipe packed full of roasted garlic flavor and easy enough to make. Serve with our delicious Turkey gravy with drippings. How To Make Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Have you ever wondered whether garlic would taste delightful in mashed potatoes or not? There is really …
Catfish Stew – A Fish stew made with Fresh Catfish cooked in a stew with bell peppers, onions, garlic, tomato, and broth. This is an elegantly simple stew. It’s hearty, full of flavor and absolutely delicious! Okay, this catfish is a stew of my childhood. It was one of my favorites and still is today. Growing up, …
Mushroom Rice is a rustic and elegant side dish loaded with good earthy flavor that comes from the mushrooms. The hint of ginger and garlic really complements the Rice. It looks beautiful, tastes delicious, and is a very healthy alternative to the regular plain rice.
Bell Peppers, Tomatoes And Eggplant stew – A lovely and refreshing choice for a family meal. This vibrantly colored, robustly flavored Eggplant stew is loaded with Onions, Red bell peppers, Yellow bell peppers, Green bell peppers, and Scallions.
This delicious and hearty Stewed Beef Potato is refreshing yet hearty comfort food with small chunks of beef that are nicely seasoned with salt, black pepper, and paprika. The flavor and consistency of this stew are wonderful, and just as good the next day.
Chicken Vegetable Couscous: Let’s go off to Northern Africa for the inspiration behind this fabulously simple dish which uses the worlds smallest pasta – couscous. A blend of Scotch bonnet, Garlic, Onion, bell peppers, and spices adds a touch Savory and spicy to this meal. It’s full of flavor and really quick to make, this …