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
29813 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
6426 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
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5 votes
11139 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
9366 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
11671 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
9865 views
Pepper-crusted ostrich fillet

Pepper-crusted ostrich fillet

you can substitute with beef fillet–it also work well with the bite of pepper and the tangy ginger-lemon sauce. Fillet is a lovely meat to use…

Peter Brown
Mar 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
4613 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
Advanced
4 votes
4723 views
koshari

koshari

famous egyptian food

nani ahmad
May 2009
Intermediate
2 votes
6955 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
16557 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
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2 votes
3344 views
Oriental Kebab

Oriental Kebab

Oriental Kebab

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
5486 views
Beer marinated pork chops

Beer marinated pork chops

When selecting pork chops for this dish make sure they are evenly sliced so that they are all ready at the same time. The chops should also have a…

Peter Brown
May 2012
Intermediate
3 votes
4189 views
Moroccan fish ....yum!

Moroccan fish ....yum!

Potato, Vegies & Fish for a complete balanced Gluten Free Meal

debbie markham
Jun 2008
Intermediate
6 votes
10734 views
Lamb Tagine with Tomatoes and Roasted Eggplant

Lamb Tagine with Tomatoes and Roasted Eggplant

This is a Mediterranean spirited Tagine. It reminds me of the great lamb stews found from Morocco all the way…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
3577 views