Ghana's Independence Day Recipe How to prepare boiled cassava, hot pepper and grilled tilapia

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

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Boiled cassave

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  • Cassava roots

  • Pepper

  • Tomatoes chopped

  •  Onion chopped

  • Salt

  • Green pepper, chopped

  • Lettuce, chopped

  • 1 tsp of lime juice

  • Fresh tilapia.

  • Fish spices

  • Onion and garlic powder


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  • Descale the fish and wash thoroughly.

  • In a medium bowl, combine spices,onion and garlic powder and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper, and toss to combine; set salsa aside.

  • Rub tilapia all over with oil; sprinkle with spice mixture.

  • Leave to marinade.

  • Peel the cassava root and then divide into four sections.

  • Boil cassava in a large saucepan with enough water.

  • Allow to cook for 30 minutes until tender.

  • Remove from fire and drain off water.

  • Wash pepper, tomatoes, onions and grind in asanka. Don't forget to add salt.

  • Heat grill to high.

  • Grill tilapia until the underside loosens easily from grill, 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Using a metal spatula with a thin blade, flip fish; continue to cook 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Serve boiled cassava, hot pepper and fried tilapia

  • Garnish with green pepper and lettuce.

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