Gbomai Farms
Margibi County
Charlesville, Liberia
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Local No.: (443) 970-8020
International Phone: 011231777882281
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Liberian Eggplant Stew

Liberian Eggplant Stew


  • 4 medium eggplant - peeled, and cut into cubes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 lb peeled, deveined shrimp
  • 1 lb chicken breast cut into 2" cubes
  • 1 lb beef chunks cut into 2" cubes
  • 1 smoked turkey wing drummette - cubed
  • 2 smoked herring filets - ground or minced
  • 1 1/2 t salt
  • 2 t onion powder
  • 2 t garlic powder
  • 1 t cracker or ground black pepper
  • 1 c vegetable oil
  • 1 c chicken broth or 4 Maggi cubes with 1 c water


Over medium heat add 1/2 c of vegetable oil to a 3 quart sauce pan
When oil is hot, add beef and saute 3-4 minutes till golden brown
Remove beef and add chicken to pot and saute till golden brown - about 3-4
Remove chicken and add minced green & red peppers, onion and cubed turkey
wing meat to pot - add extra oil if needed.
Saute 3 - 4 minutes
Add eggplant cubes and fry 10-15 minutes. Stir occasionally, breaking up
eggplant with a fork or potato masher as it cooks. Do not allow food to
burn, eggplant should turn golden brown color.
Add seasonings and ground smoked herring and return chicken and beef to pan.
Add 1 c of chicken broth/stock or 1 c of water with 4 maggi cubes and 1
habernero pepper.
Cover pot, and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. When eggplant has
broken down into a sauce like consistency and broth has evaporated, add
shrimp to pot and cook 10 minutes or until shrimp are done (firm & pink).
Do not overcook.
Taste and adjust seasonings.

Serve over hot, white rice.

Source: Fufu Cafe