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Wate Okra Sauce

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Wed, 2013-12-11 14:58

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceFavourite Sierra Leone Recipes by Pamela Greene
Prep time
2 hours
Cooking time
1 hour, 30 minutes
Total time
3 hours, 30 minutes

Description

Wate Okra (okro) Sauce

Ingredients

1 pound
meat (steak or meat with bone)
1⁄2  
pig's foot
3 cups
okra (thinly sliced)
1  
large onion (ground)
1⁄2 cup
groundnut oil (clarified and cooked)
1 1⁄2 cup
flaked dried fish
2 cups
water
   
salt and pepper (to taste ogiri optional)
1⁄4 teaspoon
lubi

Instructions

How to cook Wate Okra Sauce?
1. Cut and soak pig's foot overnight. Boil until tender.
2. Cut meat into small pieces and put in saucepan with water. Bring to boil and simmer gently until meat is almost tender.
3. Add the pig's foot, onion and pepper. Simmer gently, stirring occasionally.
4. Add okra and flaked fish. Add some water according to desired consistency. Fish should be added last if it is tender and not too dry. If dry add during stage three.
5. Add the lubi and cook for a few minutes until okra is tender and sliminess achieved.
6. Add groundnut oil and cook until it no longer has a raw flavour.
7. Add salt to taste. Simmer slowly to required consistency.
8. Serve hot with rice or foofoo.

Notes

For Wate Okra Sauce Prepare recipe as given for Okra Sauce but omit palm oil. You may add up to 1/2 cup clarified and cooked groundnut oil instead of palm oil.

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