Ogbono soup is a delectable Nigerian concoction soup and it's super easy to prepare. It's a thick and hearty stew made with Ogbono seeds (wild mango seeds) loaded with meats and fish simmered in a light delicious broth.
Keyword homemade, ogbono soup
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 15minutes
Author Lola Osinkolu
1Cupblended Ogbonoor wild mango seed
4CupsstockBeef or Chicken
Meat Tripe, cow skin or Fish of choice
Salt to taste
1/2TbspRed Chili flakesor Cayenne pepper
UgwuKale or Collard Greens
1/3 CupPalm Oil
Cut the beef rinse and throw into a pot. season with Salt, bullion powder (or stock cubes). Add the diced Onions and the red chili flakes, Leave to boil for about 20 to 30 minutes depending on how tender you want the meat to be.
Once the meat is almost done, add the stockfish and cook for 5 minutes or till soft.
Blend the Ogbono seeds and add it to the boiling meat: Be sure you have enough stock in the pot. You need about four cups of stock to start with. Stir very well until the Ogbono is well dissolved in the stock
Stir in the periwinkles, crayfish, and Palm Oil and leave to cook for another 5 minutes.
Now turn down the heat then add your leafy greens. Leave to simmer for another 2 to 3 minutes.
Serve with your favorite swallow like Eba, Amala, Pounded Yam and the likes. ENJOY!