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ga kenkey recipe

Delicious Ga Kenkey Recipe

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Ga Kenkey is a popular carbohydrate food in Ghana.
It is mostly served with pepper sauce, shito and fried fish or tilapia.
3 from 2 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 2
Calories 212 kcal


  • Pressure cooker


  • corn dough
  • corn hust
  • salt
  • water


  • Put half of the corn dough in a bowl and mix with water
  • Boil corn dough until half way cooked
  • Spread the dough on a large clean saucepan and add the remaining raw corn dough using a wooden ladle.
  • Mix together thoroughly.
  • Mould into preferred pieces/size.
  • Wrap each with the corn husks
  • Placed some corn husks at the bottom of a big saucepan and arrange the wrapped dough nicely on it.
  • Add enough water, cover and boil for about 10 minutes.
  • Kenkey is ready.
  • Serve with hot pepper sauce, chilli sauce, shito, stew or soup



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Calories: 212kcal
Keyword kenkey
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