chicken legs & thighs –2 pounds
lemon, juice only—1
onions, chopped—6 (at least)
garlic 5 cloves
Niter kibbeh 3 tablespoons
Berbere 4 tablespoons
cayenne pepper to taste
hard boiled eggs—4
After your chicken is well cleaned mix it together with lemon juice, and salt bowl and marinate for 35 minutes.
Heat the niter kibbeh in a large pot over medium heat. Add paprika and stir. Cook for 2 minute. Stir in berbere and cook for another 3 minutes.
Now add your finely chopped onions (this dish has a lot of onion so do not be surprised by the amount in the pan). Sweat these onions down then pour water in and stir in the chicken pieces, cayenne, salt and pepper. Bring to boil, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 60 minutes. Add water as necessary .
Add whole hard boiled eggs and continue to cook for 15 minutes.
You should now have a deep red sauce with a little oil showing on top.