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September 2016


The Nigerian Afang Soup is a native food for the Efik people of Akwa Ibom and Cross River states of Nigeria but enjoyed by all Nigerians. It is also very nutritious as the soup consists mainly of vegetables. Afang Soup is prepared with a generous quantity of Water leaves and the wild herbal Okazi leaves.
Afang soup is fast climbing the top of the list of popular Nigerian soup. If you are interested in exploring Nigerian foods, this delicious soup would definitely spur your interest in Nigerian foods.When I had my last child, I had this good friend of mine from Akwa Ibom that always comes to play with my children, she taught me how they prepare this soup and since then it’s been Afang soup back to back for hubby, he loves the soup like its going outta wa o.Lol

So let’s make a delicious pot of afang soup, the list of ingredients below would make enough soup that would serve about 8 persons.

Ingredients for Cooking Afang Soup

400g sliced Okazi/Afang leaves

250g Water leaves

1-2KG of any meat of choice.( I used beef)

20 to 25 cl red palm oil

Beef, Kanda and Dry fish,Smoked fish(Titus),stockfish

2 tablespoons ground crayfish

Pepper and salt (to taste)

2 Knorr cubes

Fresh red/yellow Bell Pepper

1 medium sized Onions

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