Street Food: Afra

Afra known also as “dibi” is a very popular street food. It is a quite simple, but delicious Gambian and West African choice of a late-night snack. It can be eaten also for breakfast or lunch.

You will find many vendors on the streets with their grills, chopping customers’ choice of meat (chicken, beef, lamb), seasoning, and grilling it in front of them. Sauce is a combination of onions, mustard, black pepper and jimbo/maggie.

It is most commonly served on a brown paper bag to catch the drippings. You can eat it in a soft tapalapa bread or with rice (less likely).   

Afra is also popular dish for beach and birthday parties.  

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