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Afang soup recipe

Afang Soup Recipe

Chy Anegbu
Afang soup is good for men, women and especially recommended for women during pregnancy. This soup has since topped the list of my favorite Nigeria soups. I think you are going to love it the moment you try it.
5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Nigerian soup
Servings 12 People
Calories 420 kcal


  • Cooker


  • 15 cups Sliced fresh waterleaves
  • 1/2 cup of ground crayfish
  • 3 cups Ground fresh Ukazi leaves
  • 3 cubes of knorr sweetener
  • 1 stockfish head medium size
  • 2 medium-sized dried or roasted fish
  • 1.5 cups of palm oil
  • 1 cup of Periwinkles optional
  • Snails optional
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 6 Red fresh pepper
  • 2 KG Assorted meat


  • Grind the ukazi leaves, it acts as the thickener for this soup.
  • Season the meat with a half cup of sliced onions, salt, two seasoning cubes and other spice of choice)
  • Slice the water leaves and set aside in a sieve so excess water will drain away.
  • Wash the stockfish, dried fish and add them to the cooking meat, let them cook till they are soft and the pot is almost dry.
  • Add the palm oil, crayfish and stir all together. Add one seasoning cube, ground pepper, snails and salt to taste, allow cooking for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the water-leaves; allow to simmer for 6 minutes while you stir continuously.
  • Add the ground ukazi leaves. Stir all together, cover the pot and allow another 5 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes.
  • and you are done with a delicious afang soup.
  • Serve with eba, fufu or pounded yam


Keyword Afang soup, Efik soup