Egusi Soup

Egusi soup is nutty, spicy, aromatic, and flavorful! No wonder it is one of Nigeria's most beloved dishes!

✓easy to make. ✓spicy & delicious! ✓ protein-packed and nutritious. ✓ you can make it your own by using your favourite vegetables!

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This recipe combines Nigerian staples like tomatoes, onions, bell  peppers, scotch bonnet peppers, palm oil, crayfish, chicken, beef tripe,  spinach, and iru.

INGREDIENTS

Step 1:

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- season and boil your chicken, beef tripe, or your preferred choice of meats until tender.

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Step 2:

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- blend tomatoes, onion, bell peppers, scotch bonnet or other spicy chilli peppers as preferred.

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- fry onion and iru (locust bean seeds) in palm oil. - fry the blended peppers until well cooked and reduced.

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- combine ground melon seeds (egusi) with water to form a paste. - mix until properly combined.

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- pinch out pieces of egusi paste and add this to your pot or pan. - allow this to cook.

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- add chicken and your preferred choice of meats. - a mixture of meats, including fish, gives the best flavour.

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- add spinach leaves and gently stir to combine. - other leafy greens such as ugwu or kale leaves are okay to use.

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