Nigerian Yam and Fresh Fish Pepper Soup

Nigerian Yam and Fresh Fish Pepper Soup

Yam and Fresh Fish Pepper Soup is one of the easiest Nigerian food to prepare. It is a bit spicy but undeniably, a delicious meal for any time of the day.
  This delicious meal is also regarded by many, as a remedy for common cold and flu.
 Below is an easy to follow recipe.Hope you Enjoy! 
*Here's a Video demonstration on How to Cook Nigerian Yam and Fresh Fish Pepper Soup


 

Ingredients for Nigerian Yam and Fresh Fish Pepper Soup

Nigerian Yam and Fresh Fish Pepper Soup Ingredients

- 150grams Yam (you can use the hard sweet potato as a substitute)
- 500 grams Fresh Fish(You can use Catfish, Conger eel, Tilapia or any tasty fish of choice)
- 1 tablespoonful Ground Crayfish
- 1 medium onion (chopped)
- 1/2 Scotch bonnet Pepper( atarodo) (chopped)(use ground chili peppers as substitute)
- 1 tablespoonful pepper soup spice mix
- 1 tablespoonful chopped uziza leaves or Basil leaves (known as scent leaf,efirin or Nchuawun
- 1 seasoning/stock or Bouillon cube
- Salt to taste


 
Cooking Directions


* Slice the yams, peel the skin ,cut into cubes and wash thoroughly.
Place the yams into a pot, add enough water to cover the yams, add a level teaspoon of salt and leave to boil for about 10 to 15 minutes. Then strain out the water and set aside.

boiling yam for Nigerian Yam and Fresh Fish Pepper Soup
* Now wash and cut the fish(if you have whole fish), then place in another pot, add water to almost the level of the fish. Add diced onions, seasoning cube and salt to taste.
 Leave to boil for about 5 minutes . Be careful not to overcook the fish

cooking fish for Nigerian Yam and Fresh Fish Pepper Soup

* After 5 minutes, add the precooked yams,chopped peppers, ground crayfish,pepper soup spice and the chopped uziza leaves or Scent leaves.
 

yam, fish, spices Nigerian Yam and Fish Pepper Soup

Leave to simmer for 5 more minutes and your Yam and Fresh Fish Pepper Soup. 
Tip: I used dried uziza leaves and it came out nice. So feel free to use it if that's what you have.
Nigerian Yam and Fish Pepper Soup

23 comments:

  1. Delicious and easy recipe.. very filling too .. thanks

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  2. I love this! Esp with d help of pix. Thanks a million!

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    1. Thanks dear, a picture is worth a thousand words :)

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    2. Thnk u so much��

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  3. What makes it very pepperish pls

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    1. The amount of pepper use for the recipe makes it pepperish, but in the recipe , Iused pepper to my taste.

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  4. Thanks for the recipe. Just finished cooking mine and it came out perfect. Used tilapia and sweet potatoes. Wish i can post a picture....luv the website.

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    1. Hi Chisom of course you can post a picture. Send it to nigerianfoodtv@gmail.com or on facebook : Nigerian foodtv
      Thanks for your lovely feedback dear :)

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  5. Am pregnant and lost appetite for food but seeing dis has given me a morale booster for my appetite,u r rily doin a gR8 work esp with pics n recipes.tnx maam

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  6. Wooow i realy do not knw how to thnk u dear, i jst finished cooking my own.

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    1. You're welcome dear, I'm glad you enjoyed it :)

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  7. hmmn! am speechless! u are really a blessing to our generation. Thanks so much for the easy recipes and God bless you.

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    1. Thanks you my dear and God bless you too :)

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  8. Pls, hav u written a nigerian cook book?

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    1. I'm on it dearie, subscribe to the website, so that you'll be one of the first to know when it is ready :)

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  9. Thanks for this very easy to follow recipe. Very nice and delicious.

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