This is a very tasty experimental dish. It can be eaten as breakfast, lunch or dinner. Makes: 4 servings
- 1 tuber Yam
- 6 pieces Garden egg (igba)
- 6 or more Chicken eggs
- 2 or 3 Fresh tomato
- 1 large Onion
- 3 small red chilli peppers
- 1 ½ cooking spoon Vegetable oil
- 20g Shrimps
- 1 piece of Smoked Fish
- 1 can of Sardine or Corn beef (optional)
- Optional seasoning (thyme, Maggi, curry)
Step 1: Slice yam into round pieces, remove back with a knife, and then place in a pot of water. Add a bit of sugar and salt, put garden egg in a black thick paper bag then boil either separately or with the yam.
Step 2: If the garden egg is boiled or soft, pound or marsh with a small mortar.
Step 3: Add 1 ½ cooking spoons of vegetable oil into a deep frying pan, slice in a few onions, some tomatoes and the red chilli peppers then cook for 1 min.
Step 4: Add the sardine/corn beef, smoked fish, shrimps and the garden eggs. Meanwhile, whisk some chicken eggs in a bowl with a little bit of thyme, curry and a cube of Maggi.
Step 5: Continue cooking by adding very few slices of scent leaves, the egg mix and some seasoning then fry and stir all together for 3-4 minutes.
Step 6: Cook yam to tender, test with a fork and serve as pictured above.