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A traditionnal Greek recipe, which I got from an old lady on the isle of Karpathos.


  • 1 chicken ca 1.5 kg cut in pieces
  • 1 medium union chopped
  • 1 fresh union sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth (cube)
  • 1/2 kg fresh or frozen baby okra
  • 1 can roma tomatoes in juice
  • 1 tbs tomatoe paste
  • 1 ts cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbs sea salt
  • 6 tbs fresh lemon juice or white vinigar
  • 2 ts salt


  • Pulse tomatoes with juice and paste in food processor till finely chopped and set aside.
  • put okra in a colander and rinse with cold water, sprinkle with 2 tbs salt and shake to distribute, sprinkle with lemon juice or white vinigar and set aside (ca 2 hours).
  • Put union and garlic in the pressure cooker and saute ca 5 min in medium hot olive oil, add chicken pieces and 2 ts sea salt and saute chiken till golden brown , stir from time to time ca 15 minutes half covered.
  • Stir in chicken broth and tomatoe mix and cayenne, close pressure cooker and bring to boil, when pressure reached reduce heat to low and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Release heat with pressure cooker under cold water.
  • Drain the okra and add to the cooker and close, bring to a boil as pressure is reached reduce heat to low and cook 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let rest closed for 15 minutes and serve with warm french bread to dip in the sauce.
  • Bon appetite

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