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Step-By-Step Process To Prepare Owo Soup This Weekend

The Owo Soup is a delicacy among the Bini people of Edo State. This meal can be eaten with yam, plantain or any swallow such as eba, or semo.

 

So if you are bothered about what meal to make this weekend, think no further. Take a look at a step-by-step process of preparing this simple yet delicious meal called Owo soup.

 

Ingredients

  • Dried or Smoked fish (as desired)
  • Palm oil
  • Goat meat or assorted meat
  • Crayfish
  • 1 handful of dried prawns
  • Half teaspoon potash (akaun)
  • Fresh or dried pepper
  • 1 onion bulb (chopped)
  • Fresh tomatoes (grounded)
  • 1 seasoning cube
  • Salt to taste

 

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Boiled yam and Owo soup

 

Method

  1. Wash and put the meat in a pot, add the chopped onion, seasoning cube and salt to taste. Allow to boil for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the smoked fish and prawns into the pot.
  3. Then add the tomatoes, pepper and crayfish and leave to boil for 10 minutes. Taste for salt.
  4. Stir continuously to prevent burning.
  5. Dissolve the potash powder in hot water. Strain a little and carefully add the liquid into the pot. Leave to cook for a few minutes. (You’ll notice the thickening of the soup as a result of the potash).
  6. Finally, add the palm oil and allow to cook, then stir.
  7. Serve with any swallow of your choice, boiled yam or plantain.

 

This weekend, be creative and try to make this recipe. You will definitely enjoy every bite!

 

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