DIY Recipe How to prepare "Agushi" stew

Pulse daily DIY recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way.

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Agushi stew

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  • whole salted or dried tilapia

  • Ground agushi powder

  • Tomato paste

  • Fresh tomato, diced

  • Onion, diced

  • Vegetable oil

  • Pepper

  • Smoked fish

  • Salted fish

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  • Soak salted tilapia in warm water

  • Clean the tilapia and cut it into vertical strips

  • In a separate bowl, mix in enough water (and a pinch of salt, if desired) to the agushi powder to make it into a paste

  • Heat oil in a sauce pan

  • Add fish to the pan and lightly brown on both sides before removing fish and setting it aside.

  • Add onions to sauce pan and let them brown.

  • Add pepper & tomato paste and let cook for 3 minutes

  • Add diced tomatoes & 1/2 cup of water. Simmer for 3- 5  minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Add agushi paste and water to sauce. Cover & simmer for at least 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Add fish, stir & simmer, uncovered, for 5 to 7 minutes.

  • Serve with rice or boiled plantains.

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