Health, Fitness & Lifestyle Nigeria

Owo Soup

owo soup


– 8 medium pieces Bush meat
– 2 medium size smoked fish
– 1 cup smoked prawns
– ½ teaspoon potash (ground)
– 1 tablespoon dry pepper (ground)
– 2 tablespoon crayfish (ground)
– 3 cooking spoons palm oil
– 1 tablet maggi crayfish
– 2 cups Water
– Native salt to taste
– I small wrap starch(Usi)

What you do

Wash the fish and bush meat thoroughly and break the fish into pieces.

Place both in a pot, add salt and ½ cup of water then steam for about 5 minutes.Add the remaining water, smoked prawns, pepper and maggi crayfish. Stir.Add the potash and stir thoroughly.

Pour Starch (Usi) into a deep plate and add water and mix into a paste.Pour the paste into the pot and start to stir the soup thoroughly to avoid lumps.

Once you have poured the starch mixture inside the pot make sure you do not cover the soup as it will reduce the thickness and spoil the soup.Stir to thicken.

Cook for about 10 minutes.Add the native salt to taste.Remove from heat and allow cooling for about 5-10 minutes.Add the palm oil.

Serve with starch(Usi) or boiled plantain.

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