Zoe’s jollof

This filling, flavoursome chicken and rice dish is a West-African speciality. Fried plantains make an authentic garnish.

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For the broth

  • 8 bone-in chicken thighs or drumsticks
  • 1 large onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 Scotch bonnet chilli, de-seeded, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh or dried thyme leaves
  • 2 tbsp crayfish powder (available from online specialists)
  • 6 Guinea peppers (also known as grains of paradise), crushed

For the tomato sauce

For the jollof sauce