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Coconut Milk Yam Pottage

Diced chicken and yam simmered with palm oil
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
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