Friday, February 18, 2011

Efo riro. Nigerian Food.


Measure according to servings

4 bunches of fresh spinach (Cleaned and cut)

2 lbs cuts of beef (Boiled and lightly fried) Save stock.

2-3 pieces dried fish (Deboned)

Dried shrimp 1/2 cup)

1 cup boiled and broken down pieces of stock fish

Tomato sauce

1/2 cu fresh tomato (Diced)

1/2 cup onion (Diced)

2 teaspoon onion powder

1-2 teaspoon chipotle powder

1 teaspoon crushed red pepper or chopped habanero pepper

2 teaspoon chopped garlic

Olive Oil and Palm oil (50/50)

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Salt to taste

1 teaspoon black pepper


Saute onion, tomato and garlic in olive oil and palm oil

Add tomato sauce and let simmer for 3-5 minutes

Add beeft, stock fish, dried fish and dried shrimp.

Add beef stock (Not too much)

Add spinach or your choice of leafy greens

Add seasonings

Stir and disperse liquid as needed till done.

Simmer and cook down till there's little or not liquid left.

Remove from stove and let rest for 10-15 minutes

Serve with your choice of fufu.

1 comment:

honey b said...

Thi s is tantalising but i barely see the EFO there...LOL
This is the kind of efo my childre love to eat with goog smooth pounded yam...oh lalala