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One Pot

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Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Thu, 2013-12-12 15:09

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceFavourite Sierra Leone Recipes by Pamela Greene
Prep time
30 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour
Total time
1 hour, 30 minutes

Description

One pot is palm oil, vegetables, rice, fish or cooked meat.

Ingredients

2 cups
rice
1  
large dried fish (or cooked meat)
1  
oinio (chopped)
2  
red peppers (chopped)
1 cup
groundnut oil
2 tablespoons
tomato paste
   
salt to taste
4 cups
water (or more)

Instructions

How to cook One Pot?
1. Pour water into a saucepan, add salt and bring to boil.
2. Add tomato paste, onion and pepper.
3. Wash rice, add to boiling liquid, boil rapidly until rice has absorbed almost all the water, stirring occasionally.
4. Add flaked fish or cooked meat and oil. Stir to distribute them evenly in rice.
5. Cover and cook (steam) until rice is done.
6. Serve hot.

Notes

One pot can be made with palm oil or other vegetable oil and any amount of protein rich food may be added to improve its food value. To make it a complete meal some vegetables could be added such as green beans, black-eyed beans (cooked), shredded cabbage, carrots.

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