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Total Time:
35 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 tbsp - oil to saute
  • 2.5 onions - cleaned and finely chopped
  • 2.5 -hot chilli peppers, cleaned and finely chopped
  • 20 - okra, ends removed, cleaned, and chopped
  • 3.5 cloves - garlic, minced
  • 1-2 tbsp Arome Maggi sauce or two Maggi cubes
  • Dried, salted, or smoked fish (cleaned and rinsed) - to taste
  • 1/2 pinch - baking soda or one can tomato paste (optional)

How to Make Dongo-Dongo

  • Heat oil in a deep pot.
  • Sautee 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, Baton de Manioc / Chikwangue or Rice.