Efo Riro

Efo Riro

Mar 12, 2024Abiglobal Foods
1.Prepare the Ingredients:
  • Wash and chop the spinach or fluted pumpkin leaves.
  • Blend the tomatoes, red bell pepper, and Scotch bonnet peppers to make a smooth paste.
  • Cook and dice the assorted meats.
2. Cook the Stew:
  • Heat the palm oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped onions and sauté until they become translucent.
  • Add the minced garlic and grated ginger, and sauté for an additional minute until fragrant.
  • Pour in the blended tomato and pepper mixture. Cook until the mixture thickens, stirring occasionally.
3. Add Seasonings:
  • Add the ground crayfish, locust beans (if using), salt, pepper, and stock cubes to the tomato and pepper mixture. Stir well.
  • Incorporate Meats and Fish:
  • Add the cooked and diced assorted meats, flaked stockfish, and dried fish to the pot. Stir to combine.
4. Cook the Stew:
  • Allow the stew to simmer over medium heat for about 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. If the stew becomes too thick, you can add a little water.
5. Add Chopped Vegetables:
  • Add the chopped spinach or fluted pumpkin leaves to the stew. Stir well to combine.
6. Simmer:
  • Allow the Efo Riro to simmer for an additional 10-15 minutes until the vegetables are tender and the flavors have melded together.
7. Adjust Seasoning and Serve:
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary. You can add more salt or pepper according to your preference.
  • Serve the Efo Riro hot with rice, pounded yam, or fufu.

Enjoy your delicious and nutritious Efo Riro!

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