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So Delicious Afang soup Nigerian Cuisine

Easy Yummy Afang soup surely is one of my favorite nigerian cuisine. I will give you simple recipe to make Afang soup. Afang soup is fast climbing the top of the list of popular Nigerian soup. If you are interested in exploring Nigerian foods, this delicious soup would definitely spur your interest in Nigerian foods. The Nigerian Afang Soup, like the Edikang Ikong soup, is native to the Efiks, people of Akwa Ibom and Cross River states of Nigeria but enjoyed by all Nigerians.

Afang soup

Delicious Food Afang soup Nigerian Dish

Afang Soup recipe at long last… Yay!!! Afang Soup is one of the most popular traditional Nigerian soups. It is very nutritious, medicinal and native to the Efik people of Nigeria. You can have Afang soup in 10 ingredients and just 3 steps. Here is cooking guidance how you can easily cook it.


1 Prepare 300 g of beef or assorted meat(beef,pomo, shaki(tripe), etc).
2 It’s 30 g of Smoked fish.
3 Approximately 2 handful of Shelled Periwinkle.
4 Take of Stock fish or dry fish(optional).
5 Approximately 3 of tablespoonful ground crayfish.
6 Approximately 500 g of Afang Leaves(ukazi leaves).
7 About 1 kg of Water leaves(or lamb lettuce or Spinach.
8 Take 400 ml of Palm oil.
9 It’s 4 of Fresh pepper(scotch bonne).
10 Take to taste of salt.

Afang Soup is of Nigerian origin-a much-celebrated recipe from the efik ethnic group in the southern part of Nigeria -and often served at ceremonial occasions such as weddings. Afang soup; a delight to behold and to eat. It is a special delicacy of the Efik and ibibio tribes of Nigeria. Some parts of Cameroon bordering that part of Nigeria also enjoy this delicacy.

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Cooking Step by Step

Step 1 First Slice the water leaves and set aside.  Slice Afang leaves, pound or blend it and set aside..
Step 2 Cook the assorted meat and stock fish with chopped onions, one stock cube/seasoning cube and salt to taste. Cook until tender.  Then clean the dried fish in hot water,remove the bones and add the fish to the pot of cooked meat. – Add the Palm oil, pepper, ground crayfish and remaining stock cube to the pot.  Mix well and then add periwinkles   Cover the pot and leave to boil for about 5 minutes. – After 5 minutes, add the Afang leaves, leave to simmer for 3 to 5 minute.
Step 3 If using fresh Afang leaves, let it simmer for 3 minutes.   I like to add both the Afang leaf and water leaves together but due to the toughness of the afang leaves, I l add the Afang first before the water leave. Add salt to taste, simmer for 2 minutes and your Afang Soup is ready..

Afang soup is a blended vegetable based soup prepared from a leaf called Afang with water leaves. "Afang soup" is the name given to this delicious dish by the Efiks and Ibibios, "Okazi soup". Afang soup is a vegetable sauce highly rated by many Nigerians. Traditionally, a delicious sauce popular in eastern Nigeria. It is a must in many ceremonies in the Igbo, Effik, and Ibibio speaking parts. Afang soup, native to the Efik and Ibibio people of Nigeria is a delicious Calabar vegetable soup made with Afang leaves and a leafy vegetable called waterleaf or malabar spinach.

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