Ofe Owerri: How to prepare the soup of kings

Ofe Owerri: How to prepare the soup of kings
Ofe Owerri How to prepare the soup of kings

Last Updated on June 23, 2021 by MyGh.Online


Local/South-Eastern Nigeria

Meat of choice, Assorted, Stock fish and Smoked fish

1 cup of boiled and pounded cocoyam paste (or substitute with 2 tsp of Achi)

2 cooking spoons palm oil

Seasoning cubes and Salt to taste

1. Season the meats and stockfish with salt, ½ cup of the crayfish, 1 tbsp. of dry pepper. Add some snails (if using).

2. Once the meat and stockfish have softened, taste the stock and make any necessary adjustments to the flavor.

4. Add the palm oil and washed chunks of dry fish to the soup. Cover the pot for about 5 minutes to allow the oil combine with the soup. Stir often.

5. Add the ogiri, the remaining crayfish and dry pepper. Stir thoroughly.

6. Add the thoroughly washed vegetables to the soup.

7. Stir after adding the vegetables and allow to simmer on low heat for an extra 5 minutes then turn off the heat.

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