Porridge Yams (Potash, Asaro) by African Bites

Porridge Yams aka Potash, Asaro – An easy one-pot meal, made with yams and leafy greens enjoyed throughout West Africa also known as Sese Yams in Cameroon.

A more traditional way of making this is to include  smoked/dried fish. Dried Fish is sometimes hard to come by and is pricey too, that is if you live abroad. A great substitute is smoked turkey.

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time50 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins
 2 ½ lbs chicken cut in chunks
 3 Fresh Tomatoes
 ½ medium Onion
 3 garlic cloves
 ½ tsp white pepper
 1 tbsp smoked paprika (optional)
 1 habanero pepper or scotch bonnet (optional)
 3 cups Fresh leafy Greens
OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS
 2 tbsp palm oil
 ½ tbsp or more chicken bouillon powder

Ingredients

 2 ½ lbs chicken cut in chunks
 3 Fresh Tomatoes
 ½ medium Onion
 3 garlic cloves
 ½ tsp white pepper
 1 tbsp smoked paprika (optional)
 1 habanero pepper or scotch bonnet (optional)
 3 cups Fresh leafy Greens
OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS
 2 tbsp palm oil
 ½ tbsp or more chicken bouillon powder
Porridge Yams (Potash, Asaro) by African Bites

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