Akoho misy Sakamalao - Chicken with Garlic and Ginger
(from Madagascar )

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Ingredient: (serves five to six)

  • One chicken cut into pieces (remove the skin if you prefer)
  • 2-inch / 6cm piece fresh ginger root peeled and grated or crushed
  • 6 cloves garlic, finely minced or crushed


Rub the ginger and garlic into the chicken. Sprinkle the chicken with a little salt.

Place a small amount of oil in a large frying pan and gently cook chicken on low heat until done, about 40 minutes. Test to make sure chicken is thoroughly cooked.

Serve with cooked rice, which is a staple food in Madagascar.