Easy African Base Sauce
This is a simple base sauce that works magic in most African porridge recipes and it just requires 3 ingredients.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
- 1/2 cup Palm oil
- 4 medium Onions chopped
- 3 - 4 habenero peppers chopped
- 1/2 tsp salt / bouillon powder to taste
Heat up the palm oil just enough to cause a sizzle when the chopped onion is added. ( about 30 secs)
Pour chopped Onions and pepper into the heated oil.
Add the salt and stir. Taste and adjust accordingly.
Allow it to cook for about 5 mins or until the onions softens and becomes translucent whichever comes first.
Turn off heat and allow to cool.
Your sauce is ready to use in whichever delicious awesomeness you choose. Enjoy ?
If you want to store the sauce in refrigerator for later use
Let the sauce cool down, then blend all ingredients in a blender ( Do not add water )
Store in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to a week or Store in the freezer if you intend to keep for a longer period.
This recipe would serve 5 -6 people using it as a sauce for yam.