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Description Edit

Dongo-Dongo is another example of an African dish that is both a sauce and a soup. It is sometimes made with fish, and sometimes with meat, but always with okra.

Ingredients Edit

  • 2-3 tbsp oil to sauté
  • 2 onions, cleaned and finely chopped
  • 2 hot chile peppers, cleaned and finely chopped
  • 20 or more okra, ends removed, cleaned, and chopped
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1-2 tbsp Arome Maggi® sauce or two Maggi® cubes
  • any amount of dried, salted, or smoked fish, cleaned and rinsed (use a little just as a flavoring, or enough for everyone to have a serving)
  • a pinch of baking soda -- or—one can tomato paste (optional)

Directions Edit

Heat oil in a deep pot. Sauté onions and garlic for a few minutes. Add Maggi® sauce or Maggi® cubes, okra, and peppers. Cook for several minutes. Add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and add fish.

If desired, add the baking soda (for a gooey sauce) or the tomato paste (for a red sauce). Simmer until the okra and fish are tender.

Dongo-Dongo is usually served with a starch, such as Fufu, or rice.

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