Ghana Jollof Goes International As Food Court In US Enlists It On Its Menu: "Tastes Great"

Ghana Jollof Goes International As Food Court In US Enlists It On Its Menu: "Tastes Great"

  • Ghana Jollof, a meal enjoyed by many Ghanaians and foreign nationals alike, has gone international
  • The Ghanaian meal found itself on a list of dishes being served at a popular food court in the US
  • Netizens who saw the video were delighted and reignited the debate on which Jollof tastes better between Ghana and Nigerian Jollof

Ghanaian Jollof rice has made its grand debut in the US, as a popular food court has added the beloved West African dish to its menu.

Jollof rice is a staple in some West African countries, enjoyed by many. It is known for its vibrant flavours and rich taste.

Ghana Jollof goes international as food court in US dedicates its menu to Ghanaian dishes
Photo of assorted Ghanaian Jollof rice
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Although it comes in the same form, different countries have unique ways of making the dish.

The dish, made with rice, tomatoes, onions, and a blend of spices, has sparked a friendly rivalry between Ghana and Nigeria over who makes the best version.

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With its addition to the menu of one of the busiest food courts in the US, Ghana Jollof seems to be taking the lead in the longstanding debate about which of the two is better, Ghana or Nigeria Jollof.

Watch the video below:

Netizens react to Ghana Jollof in US

Ghanaians who saw the video were impressed and celebrated the development on social media. Many claimed it was a win over Nigeria for Ghanaians.

@blessmanbuzz wrote:

"This post will wound the Nigerians."

@ScholarChefD wrote:

"Do Ghanaians eat egusi soup?"

@TettehE81778326 wrote:

"America mpo see how dem dey full pack. Whiles the living legends will hand over an empty pack of food to you. Hmmm."

Lil Win treats Nigerian actor Charles Awurum to Ghana Jollof, clears plate: "E dey very sweet"

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In an earlier publication, reported that renowned comedian Charles Awurum is among Nigerian actors who featured in Lil Win's much-anticipated movie, A Country Called Ghana.

On his visit to Ghana during the movie shoot, he was treated to Ghana Jollof and could not resist the taste.

Netizens who saw the post were delighted to see him praise Ghana Jollof and took to the comment section to share their views on this.

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Jessie Ola-Morris (Human-Interest Editor) Jessie Ola-Morris is a Human Interest editor at She has over three years of experience in journalism. She graduated from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2022 with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies. Her journalism career started with, a subsidiary of The Multimedia Group Limited, where she worked as a writer. Also, Jessie previously served as a reporter with The Independent Ghana as a multimedia journalist. Email: