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The foods of Benin

Benin is a country in West Africa, bordered by Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east, and Burkina Faso and Niger to the north. About 42 African ethnic groups live in Benin, with most people living on its small southern coastline of Benin.
French is the official language as it was a French colony.
Couscous is a staple in Benin cuisine apart from vegetables like rice, beans, yams and tomatoes.
The region is famous for its amazing fruits like oranges, avocado, kiwi, pineapple.
The traditional Beninese meals are rich in rice, corn, beans, yams, cassava and millet while the most popular food found in Benin is the fish and chicken.
The types of Cuisines in Benin are influenced by:
The regional cuisine Appetizer recipes coming soon
Main recipes coming soon
Side dishes recipes coming soon
Dessert recipes coming soon
African - See the recipes Appetizer recipes coming soon

Main recipes

Chicken salad Moroccan spiced chicken breasts Moroccan spiced chickpea soup Skillet chicken and rice

Side dishes recipes

Ethiopian injera Dessert recipes coming soon

Cooking in Benin