Where to buy roasted guinea fowl in Lagos

How to pack roasted guinea fowl (awo) when travelling abroad with it.

Some like to over dry roasted guinea fowl when travelling outside Nigeria with it so it does not go bad , the problem is , it’s usually ends up very tasteless.

On the other hand, when the roasted guinea fowl is made just a bit dry ; if not handled properly, it can go bad before you get to your destination abroad especially when it is a trip off over 6 hours ……

To avoid any of this happening to you , here’s what you can do when travelling out of Nigeria with roasted guinea fowl.

– How to preserve roasted guinea fowl at home

To store and keep it fresh for up to a month, roasted guinea fowl can be wrapped up in a layer of foil paper , tied in a polythene bag or ziploc bag and kept in the freezer. For ease of eating you can just cut the guinea fowl into 4 equal parts before putting in the freezer. When you are ready to eat , simply warm in the microwave. Control the temperature of the microwave so it does not over dry it. Keep your suya spice handy ; you can sprinkle it over the roasted guinea fowl to enjoy it better once you are done warming in the microwave.

– How to pack roasted guinea fowl when traveling outside Nigeria with it

This depends on how long your journey will be before you get the chance to put it in the freezer

There are 2 ways you can do this

  • Method 1 ( for long journeys)

1. Cut the full roasted guinea fowl to smaller chunks.
2. Transfer into a zip lock bag (s)

3. Keep in a freezer for atleast 48 hours; until it is well frozen and rock solid ( make sure its a freezer that freezes well and that electricity supply is uninterrupted during this time).

4. When you are ready to travel, take out the ziplock bag from the freezer, wrap round with bubble wrap, seal it together cellotape.

5. Transfer into a thermal/ insulated bag before putting into your luggage.

6. Make sure you unpack once you get to your destination.

If well frozen, the roasted guinea fowl will be well preserved even for journeys that are up to almost 2 days (48hours)

  • Method 2 ( for shorter trips of 6-8 hours)

1. Roasted guinea fowl should be roasted as drier than normal.

2. Wrap in brown pepper when traveling.

3. Make sure you unpack immediately you arrive at your destination.

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