Good Bajan Chicken Soup

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Bajan Chicken Soup 

If yuh want uh real bajan soup this the recipe for there is no bajan real old fashion soup with out these ingredients.

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1 Ripe or half ripe Breadfruit,(peeled and cubed)
15 Okras (cut in half)
2 lbs English Potatoes peeled cubed
3 Carrots, cubed
2 lbs sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
2 lbs Eddoes peeled ans cubed
3 lbs pumpkin cubed
1 lb pig tails chopped in small pieces
1 medium Onions minced
1 Stalk Celery finely chopped
1 sweet pepper finely chopped, ,
1 Dash Pepper, black,
1 large maggi cube flavor of your choice
3 lbs Chicken (thigh, wing, ribbs, backs or feet)
1/2 package of slit peas yellow or peas of your choice
1 tsp thyme
salt to taste if need


2 cups flour
1 tbsp brown sugar
1/2 tsp grated nutmeg
1/2 cup fine corn meal
¼ tsp salt
1 tbs butter

To make the dumplings mix all the ingredients together with enough water to make a stiff dough. Knead it on a floured board , cover with a damp cloth and leave to stand for 5 – 10 minutes. Shape the dumplings into balls about 1½ inches in diameter, put into pot when every ingredients has been cooked, let cook for about 10 mins as dumplings don’t take long to cook.

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