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Simple Healthy Modifications For Making Stew.


The way stew is prepared can easily make it one of the worst diet offenders; the presence of oil and fried meat in most stews is enough to drive calories and fat content overboard.

healthier nigerian stew

For a healthier diet here are some simple modifications for stews:

  • Eliminate the use of additional oil, meat has lots of naturally occurring oil
  • Replace fried meat with roasted  meat
  • Make use of fresh fish, goat and chicken. These are leaner protein sources
  • Add some ponmon to enhance the “meatyness” at lower calories
  • Garnish with green vegetables for both a healthier and more appetizing effect

Photo credit: Nigerian Lazy Chef


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