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Nigerian Okro Soup
Okro soup is a popular Nigerian delicacy made from okro(okra) and palmoil. It is also known as draw soup. This is the only soup that impress my kids and it has been in demand for a while, so i decided to make some today. It is one of the quickest soup to make, its also tasty and delicious. Okro is rich in in vitamin C, folic acid, potassium and vitamin B and also low in calorie with a high fiber content. This is a good food for weight control and a sustainable diet. The ingredients and recipe are listed below. The palm oil can be substituted with any oil of your choice.
Here is my okro soup recipe. Enjoy!
- 4 cups of chopped okro
- 1 cup chopped tomato
- 2 lbs cut beef
- 2 cooking spoon of palm oil
- 3 stock cubes
- 2 cups shrimp
- 2 scotch bonnet pepper
- 2 cooking spoon palmoil
- 1/2 cup crayfish
- 300g dry fish
- salt to taste
- 1/4 cup ogbono
- chopped onions
- Set your pan on the stove then add the beef, onions, 1 stock-cube and salt to taste.
- Cook the meat till its done and set aside.
- Add the palm oil in another pan and heat till its hot.
- Add the onions and stir for a few seconds.
- Add the tomato and fry till bubbles and tiny dots begins to appear.
- Add the chopped okro, scotch bonnet pepper and crayfish and begin to stir till it becomes slippery.
- Add the meat and stock into the okro.
- Stir and add the washed dry fish, shrimp, stock cube and ogbono.
- Add more water if you need to.
- Stir all the ingredient together and cover the pan.
- Cook for 5 minutes and add salt as needed.
- Let it cook for two more minutes or till the okro is soft. Final cooking time depends on how soft you like your okro.
- Set aside and serve with fufu or any side of your choice.