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Nigerian Stew Recipe

Most of us africans cannot do without adding stew to most of our meals. It is what we basically grow up with. We do have various ways of preparing our stews but today, I will be showing you the basic way.

Course stew
Cuisine African, Nigerian
Keyword easy, homemade
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 206kcal
Author Lola Osinkolu


  • 5 Cups starter Sauce if you use my recipe
  • 1/4 cup palm Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 11/2 Cup Stock any choice of stock will work
  • 1 Teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon Curry powder
  • 1 Stock Cube
  • Salt to taste
  • Beef use what suits you like Fish, Chicken,Tofu Vegetables etc


  • Add the Palm Oil and Vegetable to a Pot
  • Once the Oil is hot, add the starter sauce and the stock and let it come to a boil
  • Add Paprika, Curry Powder and stock cube and Salt to taste
  • Add Meat, Fish or whatever you like
  • Allow it to come to a boil once more
  • serve with Rice, Beans,Yam, Spaghetti...... ENJOY!



Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1226mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 748IU | Iron: 1mg