Akoho Misy Sakamalao – Madagascar Special Christmas Recipe

A Madagascar Specialty

For a little taste of heaven with an authentic Madagascar appeal, Akoho misy Sakamalao does just that.

It is a chicken dish unlike any other which promises to tickle the taste buds.

This Madagascar chicken recipe serves 5 to 6 people.


  1. One boneless skinless breast of chicken cut into small bitesize pieces
  2. 1 two-inch piece of ginger (crushed or grated)
  3. Six cloves of fresh garlic (finely crushed or minced)
  4. 1/4 cup extra virgin olive or coconut oil
  5. Dash of sea salt


Step One: 

Rub crushed ginger and garlic all over chicken breast, cover with a lid or saran wrap, place in the refrigerator to marinate for 3 hours, or overnight.

Step Two:

Next, heat extra virgin olive/coconut oil in a large skillet or frying pan over low heat.

Step Three:

Remove chicken from refrigerator and brown for about forty minutes on both sides. Cut test to ensure chicken is completely cooked.

Add a dash of salt when done. While chicken is cooking, make sure to keep an eye on the seasonings.

The chicken’s natural juices will create a dark-colored sauce that brings out the flavor of garlic and ginger.

When it is cooked for an extended amount of time, the sauce gets browner and more flavorful.

Oh, so delicious! Top with some cooked rice, Madagascar’s very own staple food, and your stomach is sure to thank you!

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Akoho Misy Sakamalao


We hope you can now make this recipe on your own. Just follow the steps given above. The flavors you get out of this dish are ginger and garlic. Just make sure to let it cook for an extended period of time and you should be good.

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