Zambian Chicken Stew

1 fryer chicken, cut up 2 tablespoons oil 1 onion, sliced or chopped 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup unsalted peanuts finely ground or1/3 cup peanut butter  Fry chicken pieces in hot oil in a heavy stewing pan …

Nsima

1 cup cold water 3 cups hot water 2 to 3 cups corn meal Boil water in a saucepan. Make a paste using some of the meal with the cup of cold water. Add the paste to hot water. Stir …

Morogo

For morogo, use plant leaves, preferably bean plants. The leaves are blanched and then sun dried. 1 kg (2½ lb) bean leaves 2 onions, chopped 125 ml (½ cup) water 15 ml (1 T) oil Salt to taste Pepper to …

Nshima

Nshima (Nsima, Shima, Sima) is Zambia’s Fufu-like staple, very similar to the Sadza of Zimbabwe and the Ugali of Kenya. It is usually made from maize (corn), but can also be prepared from flour or meal ground from other grains …

Simple Ifisashi

2 bunches fresh collard greens (or spinach), washed and chopped 250 ml raw peanuts, ground Salt 1 onion, sliced 2 medium tomatoes, sliced Water In a medium-sized saucepan, boil the onion and tomatoes with the ground peanuts, adding salt to …

Green Mealie Bread

2 cups ground green mealies (raw corn) 2 cups flour 2 tbs. sugar 1 tsp. salt 4 tsp. baking powder cold water Mix dry ingredients together. Add enough water to form a stiff dough. Put the mixture in a greased …