Coconut Milk Yam Pottage



Coconut Milk Yam Pottage

Diced chicken and yam simmered with palm oil
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Lunch
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 6 People


  • Sauce Pan
  • Rubber spatula
  • Ceramic Bowl


  • 1 Large Chicken Thighs Deboned
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic Minced
  • 1 Small Ginger Grated
  • 1 Medium Onion Pureed
  • 5 Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • ½ Tuber Medium Yam Peeled & Diced
  • 6 Scotch Bonnet Pepper Blended
  • 900 ml Coconut Milk
  • ¼ Cup Palm Oil


  • Pour the diced chicken thigh into a saucepan over medium heat, add garlic, ginger, onion puree, basil leaves, salt, stir and let simmer for 6 minutes.
  • Add the diced yam, scotch bonnet pepper, stir and let simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Add the coconut milk, stir and let cook for 20 minutes.
  • Add the palm oil, stir and let simmer on low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Coconut milk yam pottage ready to serve.


Keyword coconut, Coconut Milk, Yam, Yam Pottage

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