African main dish recipes

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Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

These prawns are absolutely fantastic. Every time I make them I marvel at the density and depth of the flavors. I typically leave the Cayenne…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
18 votes
27489 views
Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

This was a wonderful leg of lamb that I cooked for a Holiday gathering this year. I took a base recipe for…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2010
Advanced
8 votes
4822 views
Senegalese Fish Yassa

Senegalese Fish Yassa

I've been a huge fan of Moroccan food for a while, and have begun to expand my horizons into the foods of other African countries. This is the…

John Spottiswood
May 2013
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4 votes
3406 views
Morrocan Grilled Salmon

Morrocan Grilled Salmon

This is a flavorful recipe that we adapted from one on Food Network. The addition of cayenne pepper along with extra garlic and cumin give this a…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2016
Advanced
2 votes
2341 views
Moroccan Lamb, Dates & Honey Tagine

Moroccan Lamb, Dates & Honey Tagine

This dish has a luscious mix of honey, cinnamon, lamb, dates and almonds. It is rich without being too heavy.…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
5 votes
9340 views
Moroccan braised beef

Moroccan braised beef

Braised tender beef intensely flavored with Moroccan spices, delivers the warm, sweet-savory flavors of Morocco.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Jun 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
1715 views
Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

I was shopping for a chicken and eggplant stew and both the eggplant and the bell peppers were on sale...so I bought extra. We ended up making two…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
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7 votes
4573 views
Jollof Rice (a Nigerian party pillaf)

Jollof Rice (a Nigerian party pillaf)

This is basically rice in red capsicum (or bell pepper) and tomato sauce. Lots of onions, thyme and curry.…

Kike Nkana
May 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
8382 views
Barbecued Lamb Moroccan Style

Barbecued Lamb Moroccan Style

This is a traditional northern african recipe called Mechouie. It's normally done with a whole lamb, but I BBQ a boneless leg of lamb butterflied

John Spottiswood
Jun 2008
Advanced
5 votes
10064 views
Sadza

Sadza

The cornmeal-based dietary staple of Zimbabwe is also the national dish, called sadza. Sadza to the Zimbabweans is like rice to the Chinese, or…

Grant Loney
Aug 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
5202 views
Moroccan Short Ribs

Moroccan Short Ribs

This yummy short ribs recipe is full of delicious flavors and lots of colorful and tasty vegetables. It goes great over couscous or mashed…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
9527 views
Hot Ox Tongue and Mustard Sauce

Hot Ox Tongue and Mustard Sauce

A old farmers recipe from the Great Karoo region of South Africa

Peter Brown
Mar 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
5635 views
Traditional Cape (South African) fish cake

Traditional Cape (South African) fish cake

Fish cakes are very much a Cape food and most white fish is suitable for fish cakes although I remember my…

Peter Brown
May 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
2911 views
Lamb Meatball and Fava Bean Tagine / Morocco

Lamb Meatball and Fava Bean Tagine / Morocco

This is truly a hand-crafted meal - it takes time. I know that only the most devoted will make this. But it…

Amos Miller
Jun 2011
Professional
5 votes
8326 views
Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

We adopted this recipe from our Egyptian babysitter in San Francisco named Hoda. We came to her house once to pick up our son and were greeted by…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2008
Advanced
4 votes
16007 views