Ever wondered if there is an easy Nigeria soup that you could crack up in less than an hour?
I think I just made such a soup, it is cat fish (point and kill) soup
Here is the easiest and simplest Nigerian Soup, Actually I made the soup below in about forty minutes, the whole preparation took about 45 minutes.
This soup turned out perfect, the video below would attest to that, it was made with fresh fish, dry fish and vegetables. Now you are probably imagining what it would look like.
Like I stated initially, this soup would take about 45 minutes and would serve close to ten persons.
Preparation: wash the fresh fish with hot water, this part should be followed cautiously. I discovered that most people chose to wash cat fish with just cold water and cook like that; it's not a habit I fancy
Drop the cat fishes in a big bowl, pour in hot water and scrap the back with a knife, wash thoroughly and set aside
Blend the crayfish and pepper
Set the cooking pot on fire and add about 2 litter of water, wash the dry fish with hot water and add to the pot on fire.In my case, I used this sungu fish.
Add about 100ml of red oil and allow boiling for about 5 minutes before adding the ground crayfish and a cube of maggi.
Allow to cook till the dry fish is tender enough (this would probably take about ten more minutes or less).
Stir and taste for salt and maggi, add the ground ofor or achi to thicken the soup, I always chose to make my cat fish soup a little bit watery (not very thick). Add about one and half cooking spoon full as you would find in the video below.
Stir and cook for just one minute before dropping in the thoroughly washed cat fish, spray the uziza and utazi leaf on top. You are almost done with making the easiest Nigeria soup (I told you it would be simple).
Cook for about ten minutes (it would start burning if you added lots of ofor or achi, perhaps one of the reason I prefer to make it a little watery)
Then taste the soup and add more salt/cube of maggi if required, add the chopped leave and and some sliced pepper. You are done with making cat fish soup - The easiest Nigerian Soup
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In case you prefer to watch videos, here is the video to make cat fish (vegetable soup)
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