Fonio Chicken Curry



Fonio Chicken Curry

Fonoi cooked with chicken curry-spiced chicken and can be served with a glass of fruit juice.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Lunch
Cuisine African
Servings 6 People


  • Glass Mixing Bowl
  • Wooden Spatula
  • Frying Pan


  • 1 large chicken thigh, deboned & diced
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 1 small ginger grated
  • 1 tsp freshly grounded black pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp groundnut oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 ½ cup fonio
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • A handful of fresh parsley finely chopped


  • Season the diced chicken thigh with curry powder, garlic, ginger, black pepper, salt and set to marinate for 15 minutes or more.
  • Heat groundnut oil in a pan over medium heat, add the marinated chicken, sauté for 5 minutes, take out and set aside.
  • Pour the onion into the pan, stir until translucent then add the fonio, braise for a minute.
  • Add the chicken stock, salt, stir, cover and let it cook for 7 minutes. 
  • Add the cooked chicken, stir in, cover and let it steam for 5 minutes then add the chopped parsley and stir in.
  • Fonio chicken curry ready to serve.


Keyword Chicken, Curry sauce Ghana, Fonio, Fonio Chicken Curry, Fonio Recipes, Super Foods

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