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Nigerian Recipes

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Whether you're eating it with pounded yam (classic!) or with rice, there's no denying the sheer deliciousness of egusi. It's efo riro's blinged out cousin with more texture, more nutrition and arguably more flavour. Egusi seeds are often sold whole or ground. I usually like to buy it whole and grind it myself, but if you want to save on time then go ahead and buy it ground. The seeds are derived from a gourd plant that is indigenous to West Africa. Other countries that grow and use egusi…

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How to pick and fry dodo--also known as fried plantain easily! This is a staple in regions around the world including West African, South American, and Caribbean.

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I have put together the list of 10 best Nigerian food you should try and which I can’t live without. Apart from the rich Nigerian culture, Nigeria is blessed with different types of delicious dishes that are affordable, hearty and requires the most basic kitchen staple ingredients.

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52 · 30 minutes · Efo riro (Nigerian Spinach Stew) is a mouthwatering, savory, African stew made with 'Efo Shoko' (Lagos spinach) or 'Efo Tete' (African spinach). Who knew spinach could taste so good?

15 ingredients

Meat
  • 12 oz Meat, cooked
Seafood
  • 2 tsp Crayfish, ground
Produce
  • 1 Habanero pepper
  • 2 cups Mushrooms
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Plum tomatoes
  • 1 Red bell pepper
  • 8 cups Spinach
Canned Goods
  • 2 tsp Bouillon powder
  • 1/4 cup Water or stock
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Palm oil
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52 · 30 minutes · Efo riro (Nigerian Spinach Stew) is a mouthwatering, savory, African stew made with 'Efo Shoko' (Lagos spinach) or 'Efo Tete' (African spinach). Who knew spinach could taste so good?

15 ingredients

Meat
  • 12 oz Meat, cooked
Seafood
  • 2 tsp Crayfish, ground
Produce
  • 1 Habanero pepper
  • 2 cups Mushrooms
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Plum tomatoes
  • 1 Red bell pepper
  • 8 cups Spinach
Canned Goods
  • 2 tsp Bouillon powder
  • 1/4 cup Water or stock
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Palm oil
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3 · 40 minutes · Spiced and cooked in flavorful tomato and pepper purée, Nigerian jollof rice is a well-loved, classic West African versatile side dish the whole family loves.

15 ingredients

Produce
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Ginger, ground
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Red bell pepper, medium
  • 1 tsp Thyme, dried
  • 2 Tomatoes, medium
Canned Goods
  • 1 tbsp Tomato paste
Pasta & Grains
  • 2 cups Rice
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tbsp Cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp Curry powder
  • 1 tbsp Paprika, smoked
  • 1 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/4 cup Oil
Liquids
  • 2 cups Water
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This is one of the most popular street foods in Nigeria, and some other countries in Western African. Suya is basically slices of boneless meat coated with a spicy blend of ground peanut, ground ginger, salt, ground chili and bullion cubes. The meat is skewered, rolled in the peanut spice mix and roasted until well done. Beef, chicken, lamb or mutton can be used to prepare Nigerian suya. The meat is usually cut against the grain into thin slices for a faster and even cooking, looped onto the…

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29 · 50 minutes · This Nigerian beef stew is a popular African stew made with tomatoes, bell peppers, and habanero peppers. It is usually eaten with rice but can be eaten with cauliflower rice for a low carb version. Nigerian food | African food | Nigerian beef stew recipe | African recipes Nigerian food | authentic African recipes | Lowcarbafrica.com

14 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 lb Beef
Produce
  • 1 Habanero pepper
  • 1 Onion
  • 3 Plum tomatoes
  • 1 Red bell pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme
Canned Goods
  • 1/2 cup Beef stock/broth
  • 1 tbsp Bouillon powder
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
Frozen
  • 1/2 tsp Curry
Liquids
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
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10 · 40 minutes · This Nigerian fish stew is an authentic African recipe that is perfect for your low carb diet. Makes an easy low carb dinner when eaten with cauliflower rice. | African recipes | African keto recipes | paleo | gluten free | African keto diet | Nigerian food | LowCarbAfrica.com

11 ingredients

Seafood
  • 1 lb Tilapia fish
Produce
  • 1 Bell pepper
  • 1 Habanero pepper
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme
  • 3 Tomatoes
Canned Goods
  • 1 tbsp Bouillon powder
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
Liquids
  • 1/2 cup Stock/water
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8 · 55 minutes · This easy Nigerian meat pie recipe will have your family and friends coming back for more! The main ingredients are flour, butter, minced beef and potatoes.

14 ingredients

Meat
  • 750 g Beef
Produce
  • 4 Carrots
  • 1 Onion, large
  • 3 Potatoes
  • 1 pinch Thyme
Refrigerated
  • 2 Eggs
Canned Goods
  • 2 Knorr chicken stock cubes
Condiments
  • 750 g Margarine
Baking & Spices
  • 3 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 1/2 kg Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 splash Vegetable/sunflower oil
Liquids
  • 2 2/3 cups Water
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