Nigerian Pepper Soup Recipe

Nigerian Pepper Soup Recipe
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Saturated fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 600 mg
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 10 g
  • Cholesterol: 10 mg
Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: African
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Any kind of a pepper soup is a mouth-watering meal but when we talk specifically about the Nigerian Pepper Soup, it is something that everyone must taste. The most amazing thing about this particular soup is that is made entirely up of meat broth. You can make this soup with chicken, mutton or even beef but the recipe given is here is that of a chicken Nigerian pepper soup.
  • Chicken | Goat Meat | Cow Leg | Assorted Beef - 1 kg
  • Ehu or Ariwo or Calabash Nutmeg - 4 seeds
  • Chilli Pepper - To taste
  • Dry Uziza - 2 teaspoons (optional)
  • Onions - 2 medium bulbs
  • Crayfish - 2 tablespoons of ground Crayfish
  • Salt - To taste
  • Seasoning - 3 Maggi / Knorr cubes & 1 teaspoon of Thyme
  1. Take a pot and keep it on a level surface. Cut the meat, which in this case is chicken, and cut it into very small pieces.
  2. Place those small pieces of meat into the above mentioned pot.
  3. Take a bowl and add some water to it.
  4. After doing that, add the onion and some salt to that water. Now put the meat in it and let it boil for a while.
  5. Make sure that there is enough water in the pot and all the contents of the bowl are covered in water.
  6. When you are sure that the meat is tender, turn off the heat. You can also add thyme but it is totally up to you. And you might also notice that while boiling, the water will dry up.
  7. You need to keep adding water in order to keep the ingredients tender.
  8. Now take out the meat from the bowl and do not waste the water.
  9. Dilute the tomato paste in the water.
  10. Take a pot and heat some cooking oil in it.
  11. Take the meat and place it to the pot.
  12. Now add the pepper and the tomato paste to it along with other ingredients.
  13. You can also add salt according to your taste.
  14. Stir it well and any other optional ingredient if you want.
  15. Cover the pot and leave it for around 5 to 10 minutes.
  16. Your tasty Nigerian pepper soup is ready to serve.


  • 1

    Goes well with:

    Roast Beef Sandwich

    The Nigerian pepper soup along with a roast beef sandwich is your perfect mid-day meal.

    Roast beef sandwich

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