Shito hot pepper sauce is a traditional condiment from Ghana. It usually contains lots of hot chilies, garlic, onions as well as dried fish and dried shrimps.
Shito (pepper) comes from the Ghanaian language called Ga which is spoken in Accra the capital of Ghana originated. Shitor din (black pepper) or the short version Shito is popular in all regions of Ghana and prepared in different variations from region to region. It is served as a spicy condiment with rice, fish, meat and vegetable dishes.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: at least 2 H 30 minutes
Resting time: 0 minutes
Total time needed: at least 2 H 50 minutes
Grade of Difficulty: standard
This recipe was inspired by Nanabiba you can find the link to her recipe here
We use the shito as an addition to curries, sandwiches, pastas and on many other occasions.
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