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Togolese Braised chicken with Djinkoumè

Togolese Braised chicken with Djinkoumè

8 cups flour

2 chicken 

8 cloves garlic

2 tablespoons ginger

2 cloves

bay leaf

1/2 onion 

2 cubes


4 tbsp tomato paste

3 large fresh tomatoes

1 big onions

A red pepper

Clean and cut the chicken in half, marinate with the spices, cube and salted to taste. Cook for 1 hour (30 minutes on each side) – Add enough water to cover the chicken at all time.

Once chicken is cooked, remove from  the broth and set aside

Mix the tomato paste, 1 tomato and 1/2 onion , 2 tablespoons chili puree, 1 cup chicken broth and salt.

Brush the chicken with the tomato mixture.


Faites-le braiser sur le barbecue en prenant soin de retourner les morceaux de temps en temps pour ne pas les brûler.

While the chicken is cooking,  add you flour to a dry pot .

Grill it by turning regularly on a medium heat while turning with a spatula for 20 minutes, then reserve.

When the flour takes a “café au lait” color, remove it from the heat and reserve it. 

-If you are roasting too much flour, it does not matter because you can keep it in an airtight container.-

Remove excess oil

Mix 1 cup of water and 1 cup of the roast the corn flour and set aside.

A soon as the water start boiling add the corn and water mixture. Add the salt.

When the liquid start to boil reserve the third. 

Add 2 cups of the roast the corn flour and mix thoroughly

If it is not soft enough for you add the broth on the side.

Mix and cover for a 7 min

Cut the fresh tomato, the African pepper, the fresh onion into thin cubes.

Serve the Djinkoumè with the tomato mixture and fried chicken.

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