Recipe Episode 14: Poulet DG- Director General’s Chicken- GhanaVeg Food Diaries

Poulet DG – Director General’s Chicken- GhanaVeg Food Diaries


200 ml oil

2 plantain, just yellow

1 kg chicken thighs

1/2 onion, grated

2 tbsp parsley chopped

1 tsp garlic, ground

1 tbsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp African nutmeg

1 tbsp curry powder

2 carrots cut round

2 spring onion

2 sweet peppers medium dice

1/2 onion, cut in rings

2 cups chicken stock

Salt and Pepper to taste


Shallow fry plantain with oil and set aside plantain and keep oil in pan and fry seasoned chicken and set it aside.

With remaining oil, over medium heat, add onion, parsley, garlic, ginger, curry and nutmeg. Cook for about 2 minutes until fragrant. Add carrots and let cook.

Add onions, spring onion, bell peppers and stock and allow it to cook for a few minutes and simmer for about 15 mins until almost tender.

Add fried chicken and cook for 10 mins. Then add fried plantain for about 2 mins

Serve as whole meal.