Chicken Moi Moi


Chicken Moi Moi

Every scoop of this moi moi will put a smile on your face,
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Course Lunch
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 2 People


  • Glass Mixing Bowl
  • Food Processor
  • Frying Pan
  • Wooden Spatula
  • Ceramic Bowl
  • Baking Tray
  • Tin Foil


  • For the moi moi
  • 2 cups black eyed beans
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 5 scotch bonnet pepper
  • 3 tbsp crayfish powder
  • 1 cup palm oil
  • 2 spring onion chopped
  • 2 scotch bonnet pepper chopped
  • 2 tsp salt
  • For the chicken
  • 1 tbsp palm oil
  • 1 large chicken thigh deboned & diced
  • A sprig of fresh thyme chopped
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Soak the black eyed beans with warm water for an hour or preferably overnight.
  • Drain and pour into a food processor, pulse to de-skin the beans then pour into a bowl, add water and remove the chaff.
  • Pour the de-skinned beans into a food processor or blender, add onion, scotch bonnet pepper, crayfish powder, palm oil and blend into a smooth mixture.
  • Pour into a mixing bowl and set aside.
  • Heat palm oil in a pan over medium heat, add the diced chicken, chopped thyme, black pepper, salt and stir-fry for 5 minutes.
  • Pour the chicken into the beans mixture, add chopped spring onion, scotch bonnet pepper, salt, stir in and set aside.
  • Fill baking dish with the mixture and place in a baking tray half filled with water.
  • Cover with aluminium foil and place in a pre-heated oven.
  • Bake at 200c for 45 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted into the centre comes out clean
  • Chicken moi moi ready to serve.


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