Shito is a famous pepper sauce in Ghana and other West African countries. Senior High School students frequently pack it and send it to school. Shito goes well with a variety of foods, including kenkey, waakye, plain rice, gari, banku, and tilapia.
If you’re a student or want to start a shito-selling business, this recipe is for you. Let’s get this bash going.
- 15 onions, big sizes.
- 1 cup of crushed dried herrings.
- 1 cup of powdered dried shrimp.
- 15 big fresh chilli peppers.
- 3 tbsp pepper powder, dried.
- 4 tablespoons of tomato puree/paste.
- Clove of garlic.
- Salt to taste.
- Seasonings for food(Of your choice).
- Cooking oil made from vegetables(of your choice).
- Ginger root.
- Wash and peel the onions, ginger, and garlic before using.
- Chop them into large pieces.
- In a medium saucepan, heat the onion chunks with the cooking oil.
- In a blender, combine the ginger, garlic, and pepper and add to the oil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are soft.
- Add the tomato puree and mix well. Stirring for 20 minutes
- Continue to stir the mixture until it turns light brown.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste after adding the powdered shrimp and herring.
- Stir in the nutmeg and powdered dried pepper.
- Cook over low heat until the color turns dark brown.
- Turn off the heat and set the pan aside to cool.
- Store the sauce in a clean, dry bottle on top of the oil.
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