Porridge Yams (Potash, Asaro) By African Bites

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Prep Time15 minsCook Time50 minsTotal Time1 hrΒ 5 mins

Porridge Yams aka Potash, Asaro – An easy one-pot meal, made with yams and leafy greens enjoyed throughout West Africa also known as Sese Yams in Cameroon.

A more traditional way of making this is to include Β smoked/dried fish. Dried Fish is sometimes hard to come by and is pricey too, that is if you live abroad. A great substitute is smoked turkey.

Β 2 Β½ lbs chicken cut in chunks
Β 3 Fresh Tomatoes
Β Β½ medium Onion
Β 3 garlic cloves
Β Β½ tsp white pepper
Β 1 tbsp smoked paprika(optional)
Β 1 habanero pepper or scotch bonnet (optional)
Β 3 cups Fresh leafy Greens
OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS
Β ΒΌ cup ground crayfish
Β 2 tbsp palm oil
Β Β½ tbsp or more chicken bouillon powder

Ingredients

Β 2 Β½ lbs chicken cut in chunks
Β 3 Fresh Tomatoes
Β Β½ medium Onion
Β 3 garlic cloves
Β Β½ tsp white pepper
Β 1 tbsp smoked paprika(optional)
Β 1 habanero pepper or scotch bonnet (optional)
Β 3 cups Fresh leafy Greens
OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS
Β ΒΌ cup ground crayfish
Β 2 tbsp palm oil
Β Β½ tbsp or more chicken bouillon powder
Porridge Yams (Potash, Asaro) By African Bites

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