Cookbook:Mbongo Tchobi (Cameroonian Black Stew)

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Mbongo Tchobi (Cameroonian Black Stew)
CategoryStew recipes
Time35 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes

Mbongo tchobi is type of stew popular among the Bassa people of Cameroon, though it is also eaten in other countries. It can be eaten with rice and yam.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

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Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Lightly salt the fish fillets, and set aside.
  2. Combine the tomatoes, half the onions, garlic, ginger, leeks, celery, African nutmeg, njangsa, mbongo spice, and ½ cup water. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour the mixture over the fish, and marinate for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat the oil in a pot. Add the remaining onions and cook until aromatic. Add the fish, marinade, and peppers, then season with salt and stock cubes. Cover and cook for about 15 minutes.
  5. Uncover and check the seasoning. Thin with water if necessary, then cook for another 5 minutes.
  6. Serve with boiled plantains, rice, or yams.