Palm Oil Fish Stew

Source: Favourite Sierra Leone Recipes by Pamela Greene
Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time: 40 minutesTotal time: 1 1⁄6 hours


Eggs are most valuable for protein, iron, minerals and vitamin A


1 pound
fish (fresh)
1⁄2 pint
palm oil
onion (large chopped)
6 bunches
partminger (leaves)
1 cup
tomatoes (fresh)
egg plant (sliced)
pepper and salt (to taste)
1⁄2 teaspoon


How to cook Palm Oil Fish Stew?
1. Prepare fish and cut into individual sections. Season with salt and fry on either aside.
2. Remove the fish and set aside.
3. Use the same oil to fry the egg plant.
4. Next fry the onion and pepper until tender.
5. Add tomatoes, partminger and thyme and stir quickly.
6. Add 1 cup water and simmer gently for about 5 minutes.
7. Add fish and garden eggs. Cover the saucepan and cook slowly stirring occasionally.
8. Serve with rice, yam, potatoes or other starchy foods.


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