Nigerian Pepper soup is one of the famous soups we have in Africa, particularly in Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana, and let me say in many West Africa Countries. There are various varieties of this soup yet I’m certainly going to acquaint you with the best of them.

As you realize that we love fiery soups and food varieties in Africa, that is the reason pepper soup stays truly outstanding, it’s extremely hot and zesty. It’s wonderful and bundled with loads of astonishing flavors. Climate for two recently abi? Indeed, I’d say the weather for goat meat pepper soup to keep away from stories that touch the heart.

Nigeria have different kind of pepper soup, we have

  • Assorted or arranged meat pepper soup.
  •  Goat meat pepper soup
  • Catfish pepper soup
  • Chicken pepper soup and
  • Yam ant goat meat pepper soup.

Assorted or arranged pepper soup:

Arranged or Assorted Meat Pepper Soup is a well known Nigerian soup formula. It is ready with a wide assortment of meats yet commonly cow or goat parts. Grouped Meat Pepper soup is prominently served at bars, cafés and parties and truth be told, no party is at any point total with it on the menu.

Fixings or ingredients:.

  •  Arranged Meats
  •  Onion
  • 2-4 Scotch Bonnet daintily slashed
  • 2 Tablespoons Pepper Soup Spice
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  •  1/2 Inch Ginger Root
  •  1 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper (Ata weapon firearm)
  • 3 Tablespoons Dry or new Efinrin/Basil/leaves OR Utazi Leaves
  • 1 Tablespoon Black Pepper
  • 3 condiments
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash your meats completely, then, at that point, move into a pot.
  • Make sure to bubble Offals like Kidney, Liver, and heat independently. Try not to add any water.
  • Add mixed/Chopped Garlic, Onions, and Ginger.
  • Likewise add your preferred toppings 3 condiments and salt to taste. Put on medium hotness and permit the meats to work out their dampness and retain the flavors and onions. This should require 13-15 minutes.
  • Then, at that point, add sufficient water to cook the meat and pass on to cook till delicate.
  • You’ll have to have somewhere around 5 cups of stock when the meat is cooked.
  • At the point when the meats are delicate, add the Chopped or mixed Scotch Bonnet and Cayenne pepper.

Assuming you utilize coarsely mixed rather than appropriately mixed or Chopped Onions, it’s important to sift your stick utilizing a cross-section strainer as you’ll wind up with particles in your Pepper soup. Anyway, certain people wouldn’t worry about having the particles in it.

  • Then, at that point, add the Black Pepper, consolidate and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add then the Pepper soup Spice. Taste for preparing and change if fundamental. You might have to add some more water assuming your pepper soup tastes excessively focused.
  • Also the slashed Basil, Efinrin, or Utazi leaves, then, at that point, switch the hotness off and pass on to stew with the lingering heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Your Assorted Meat Pepper Soup is prepared.

Present with cold water or any refreshment of your choice.

Goat meat pepper soup:


  • 4 tbsp Peppersoup Mix
  • 3 tbsp Ground crayfish
  • 2 Goat meat Seasoning cubes
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Ground pepper
  • 1 kg Goat meat
  • 4 Cups of water


  • Cut goat meat into bite sizes, wash and place in a pot with water, season with salt, onions, and seasoning cubes.
  • Allow boiling till goat meat is softened, this can be anywhere from 35 minutes to an hour.
  • Now make sure there is enough water to cover the goat meat because it is pepper “soup” after all, Add your pre-made pepper soup spice, add pepper, and you can use different types, dry ground yellow pepper, cayenne, a bit of paprika.
  •  Cover the pot and allow to cook-the pepper soup should be ready in 15 minutes.
  • Add scent leave and allow to simmer.

Then it’s ready to consume.

Chicken pepper soup:

Chicken peppersoup is a kind of peppersoup made with chicken, spices, and a large group of neighborhood flavors. It’s an exceptionally watery soup that is generally filled in as a canapé or principle dish when combined with different dishes like rice, agidi/eko, or sweet potato.


  • 4 tbsp Pepper Soup Mix
  • 3 tbsp Ground Crayfish
  • 2 Goat Meat Seasoning Cubes
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Ground Pepper
  • 1kg Chicken
  • 4 Cups of Water
  • Aroma Leaves/Basil/ scent leaves.


  • Cut chicken into nibble sizes, wash and spot in a pot with insignificant water, season with salt, onions, pepper soup blend, preparing block and ground pepper. The fixings really must be injected into the chicken.
  • After 5 minutes add sufficient water to cover the chicken.
  • Cover the pot and permit to cook – the pepper soup should be prepared in a short time.
  • Add mixed crawfish and leave for 5 minutes.
  • Add fragrance leaves/basil and permit to stew for 2 minutes.

Catfish pepper soup:

Catfish peppersoup is a famous Nigerian dish. The generous dish, which is sometimes known as Point and kill is not difficult to plan and you can get every one of the fixings at your closest Shoprite store.


  • 1/4 cup Peppersoup flavor
  • Lemongrass/fragrance leaf (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. ground crayfish
  • 5 limes
  • 2 condiments
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground pepper
  • Catfish


  • Wash your catfish with lime, lemon, salt, or boiling water. Whenever sludge has been eliminated, place it in a pot.
  •  Add pepper soup zest.
  •  Add some slashed new pepper.
  • Add 3 condiments and salt for taste. In the event that you have decided to add lemongrass to your dish, you might add it now.
  •  Cover the pot and permit to cook-the pepper soup should be prepared in 35-50 minutes.

Yam pepper soup is actually delicious and nutritious too. Yam pepper soup ingredients are the same as that of the other ingredients, yam is the difference.

By Nwankwo Uche

I am a writer and a blogger who love to inspire and support startup business owners

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