Nigerian Goat Meat Pepper Soup


   Nigerian Goat Meat Pepper Soup is one of the popular Nigerian Pepper Soup recipes.
Like most Nigerian pepper soups, it is hot and spicy. The only difference is the use of goat meat(as the name implies). 

Goat meat has a distinct smell, that differentiate it from other meat.
To prepare this soup, all edible part of the goat can be used. It is very common to see assorted part of the goat used  for making pepper soup,such as the offals (tongue,liver, kidney or heart) but in the absence of assorted parts, you can  make use of the red meat alone.

Goat meat is known as ”chevon /mutton” in international markets.   Here’s how to make a  tasty Nigerian Goat Meat Pepper Soup: 


Ingredients for Nigerian Goat Meat Pepper Soup:
*500 g Goat meat…cut into small sizes

*2 spoonful Ground pepper soup spices
*Habanero/Chilli Pepper/ (to taste)
*2 teaspoonful Dry Uziza/basil leaves (optional)
*1 tablespoonful of ground Crayfish
*2 Stock cubes /seasoning cubes(maggi or knorr e.t.c)
*1 medium Onion bulb(chopped)
* Salt – to taste
*Water (as needed) 

If you would be using assorted parts of the Goat, check out this assorted meat pepper soup recipe to guide you on how to cook the different parts.

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* If you don’t have the pre- packed pepper soup spices, you can prepare you own pepper soup spices  by following the recipe HERE.

To prepare the Nigerian Goat Meat Pepper Soup

*  First, Clean and season the meat pieces with chopped onions, seasoning cubes and salt to taste.
Leave the meat to simmer in its own juice for 5 minutes, then add a little water and cook for 30 minutes on medium heat.

* After 30 minutes, add enough water to cover the meat(depending on how much ”soup” you want). Taste for salt, and if need be, add extra salt and the remaining seasoning cube.
Then add the  ground pepper soup spices, ground crayfish, pepper and the chopped uziza/basil leaves; mix thoroughly and cook for 5 minutes or until the Goat meat is tender or well cooked.

Now you have a delicious  Nigerian Goat Meat Pepper Soup . Serve hot and enjoy.

Nigerian Goat Meat Pepper Soup can be served alone as a meal or as a yummy side dish with Eko (agidi), Agidi jollof, boiled yams,potatoes or  boiled plantains.

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  1. Anonymous
    November 14, 2017 / 8:12 am

    Made this! Hubby loved it, i loved it 😀 Mucho Gracias!!!!

  2. Anonymous
    September 22, 2016 / 12:07 pm

    thanks, may GOD bless you. Pls, which pepper soup is the best between fresh fish, goat meat and cow meat. thanks

  3. babezena
    December 1, 2015 / 12:00 pm

    Thanks.. You've been of a great help seriously. Pls help with the recipe of salad and best cream to use

  4. Temitope Sumonu
    August 28, 2015 / 12:50 pm

    Hello, where can I get these ingredients aside from the African market? Please and thank you

    • Nky Lily Lete
      September 1, 2015 / 4:49 am

      Hi Temitope, you can either buy from any online store that sells African spices or you ask a friend to send it from Nigeria.

  5. Anonymous
    August 1, 2015 / 5:31 pm

    Thanks alot.

    • Nky Lily Lete
      August 16, 2015 / 11:13 pm

      you're welcome 🙂

  6. Anonymous
    February 28, 2015 / 8:04 am

    My treat to myself today.I can't wait to start cooking ?. Thanks for sharing

    • Nky Lily Lete
      March 1, 2015 / 6:53 pm

      you're welcome 🙂

  7. Anonymous
    February 2, 2015 / 11:38 am

    Please help me with the recipe of white rice source and how to bake cake without using oven. Thanks

    • Nky Lily Lete
      February 5, 2015 / 10:04 pm

      Hi dearie, check ''stew recipes'' and ''cake recipes'' above the page.

  8. yemisi alex-gideon
    September 24, 2014 / 1:54 pm

    I made cake with my bread toaster nd it was wow. Tanks for d recipe. Want to prepare it again. Love u.

    • Nky Lily Lete
      September 25, 2014 / 10:15 am

      I'm glad you enjoyed it, you are so welcome dearie 🙂

  9. Anonymous
    August 11, 2014 / 9:13 am

    Thanks a lot for the stew recipe, you really saved me on friday. God bless you

    • Nky Lily Lete
      September 25, 2014 / 10:13 am

      Thanks for your feedback dearie, I'm so glad to be of help 🙂

  10. Anonymous
    June 22, 2014 / 3:46 pm

    Just want to say thank you I made a lovely egusi soup with your recipe doing the cake in the bread toaster next. My babe loved the egusi

    • Nky Lily Lete
      June 27, 2014 / 10:50 am

      So glad to be of help and thanks for your lovely feedback 🙂

  11. samuel
    April 11, 2014 / 6:36 pm

    I enjoyed the teaching thanks

    • Nky Lily Lete
      April 13, 2014 / 7:42 pm

      You're welcome 🙂

  12. Anonymous
    January 22, 2014 / 3:43 pm

    Thanks for the recipe. I'll be making this pepper soup tomorrow, it's really cold here

    • Nky Lily Lete
      January 27, 2014 / 9:24 am

      that will be nice 🙂

    • Anonymous
      February 23, 2015 / 10:37 am

      thanks u very much i will give it a trial because it is raining here

    • Nky Lily Lete
      February 23, 2015 / 8:50 pm

      ok dearie 🙂