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Recipe: Simple Kienyeji Chicken Stew Recipe.

Simple Kienyeji Chicken Stew Recipe.

Kuku kienyeji refers to chicken that has not been bred or raised on commercial feeds. They are left to feed on whatever they find around; free-range chicken. Their meat can be a bit tough, but when cooked well, it slides off the bone. It is all bout technique. 

This chicken stew recipe contains the fresh flavor of ground coriander, green bell pepper, and red onion. 


- kienyeji chicken

- 4 tomatoes

- 2 cloves garlic

- Small piece of ginger

- 1 tsp Paprika

- Salt

- 2 onions

- Dhania

Preparation and cooking. 

- Boil your kienyeji chicken till tender. You can use a pressure cooker as it takes less time. I pressure cook for 30 mins. 

- Blend your tomatoes, ginger, and garlic. Add a cup of water or the chicken broth to make a thick paste. Ensure you peel tomatoes before blending. You can also grind garlic and ginger if you do not have a blender. 

- In a sufuria fry your onions till golden brown. 

- Add the mixture to the sufuria and stir, bring it to boil. 

- Add the paprika and salt to taste. If you need more soup add water or the chicken broth you got after boiling your chicken

- Add your chicken and let it simmer on low medium heat for 5 mins.

Sprinkle your dhania and cover for 2 mins. Serve with ugali or rice and some vegetables. 

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