Published on: April 2, 2020

  • 3 Tbsp Organic Red Palm Oil
  • One chicken cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2-3 onions, chopped
  • 2 cups chicken broth or stock
  • 2 tomatoes, or canned tomatoes, or tomato paste or tomato sauce
  • 1 Cup egusi seeds (or substitute), roasted and ground
  • several sprigs parsley, or similar
  • water
  • cayenne pepper or red pepper, black pepper, salt to taste

This chicken soup is thickened with flour ground from seeds of a melon or gourd (species of cucurbitaceae) called egusi. Look for egusi (also called agusi, agushi, egushi) in African or International grocery stores. Pumpkin seeds can be substituted, as can pepitas, which are available in Latin American grocery stores. Sesame seeds can also be used.

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