TILAPIA PEPPER SOUP

…whetting your taste bud one meal at a time

Have you tried tilapia pepper soup? If you have not, then you are missing out. Tilapia pepper soup is one meal you can never go wrong with. Tilapia pepper soup is an excellent way to add fish to your diet. It is very delicious and good for this winter period. You and I know that winter period is no joke, especially when there are snow showers.

For this recipe, I added some Tilapia fish and catfish head. Adding fish head to your pepper soup is very tasty but you will need to apply extra care when eating because of the excess bones. It is optional so you can as well do without it.

Note that you can enjoy tilapia pepper soup alone or with plain boiled rice, boiled yam or any staple of your choice.

I marinated the fish with some dried seasoning and allowed it for some time before cooking. But it is totally up to you, you don’t have to if you don’t want. Cooking tilapia fish is simple and quick. It takes about 20minutes and don’t forget to cook on low heat.

Continue reading and don’t forget that I will love to hear your thoughts/feedback.

Ingredients

• Tilapia (cleaned and sliced)

• 1 sachet of pepper soup spice

• 3 medium fresh pepper

• ½ tablespoon of ground Cameroon pepper

• ½ inch of okpeye

• ½ inch of ginger

• 2 cloves of garlic

• 1 medium onion (chopped)

• 2 stock cubes

• Salt (to taste)

Procedure

❖ Peel and wash the ginger and garlic and add to the blender. Wash the fresh pepper and add as well. Add the okpeye and blend together.

❖ Wash the fish thoroughly and place in the pot.

❖ Season the Tilapia with salt, stock cubes, the chopped onions, the blended mixtures, add water to be on the same level with the fish and cook on a low heat for about 5minutes.

❖ Add the pepper soup spice and continuing cooking for 5-7minutes.

❖ Adjust the taste if necessary

❖ Now tilapia pepper soup its done.

Serve and Enjoy!!!

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Categories: Soups

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