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Doro Wat 2 is a chicken stew in a very spicy onion-tomato sauce.
An Ethiopian court, prepared by the Chief Happy Cook.
This very spicy chicken stew with a tomato-onion sauce and egg are served with Injera (Ethiopian Bread).
Because the Injera is so sweet, it extinguishes the verve.

If you like very spicy food, you can add an extra teaspoon Berbere.

Berbere is a very spicy spice blend that forms the basis of the cuisine of Ethiopia.
It is composed of many spices, but essential are hot red pepper and fenugreek.

Doro Wat with an onion-tomatosauce and eggs, an Ethiopian chicken stew prepared by the Happy Chief Cook.

Servings: 5.
Preparation time: 80 minutes.


1.5 kilograms chicken drumsticks (15 pieces)
272 grams tomato paste (4 small cans to 68 grams),
250 grams butter,
10 hard boiled eggs, peeled and lightly be punctured with a fork,
1.5 kilograms of finely chopped onions,
2 large cloves garlic finely chopped,
1 teaspoon ground black pepper,
3 heaped tablespoons berbere,
0.2 liters of water.


Prick each drum stick lightly with a fork.

Let the butter melt in a large saucepan and sauté for 5 minutes the onions and garlic.

Add the berbere and add the tomato paste.
Let it simmer for 15 minutes while stirring occasionally.

Add the water to bring the sauce to a thick soup looks.

Add the chicken drumsticks and be sure of it that they are covered with the sauce.

Add about after 20 minutes the hard-boiled eggs.
Put a lid on the pan and leave it simmer for 25 minutes until the chicken is cooked.

The dish is ready when the fat comes floating up.

Add the black pepper and leave it to cool slightly.

Serve with Injera.


Prepared by the Happy Chief Cook. Added January 20, 2010.