Easy Fish Pepper Soup
Easy Fish Pepper Soup Author: Nma Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 25 mins Serves: 4-6
  • 2 whole fish (cleaned and gutted)
  • 3 table spoons pepper soup spice
  • 1 small red bell pepper(seeded)
  • 2 habaneros
  • ½ of an onion
  • 1tsp Utazi(optional)
  • 1 handful basil(optional)
  • 1 Aridan fruit or uyayak pod(wash thoroughly)(very optional)
  • 3-4 cups of water
  • 1 bouillon(optional)
  • salt to tatse
  1. wash and pat fish dry. Make slits into the fish with a knife(this helps to get the seasonings into the fish) season with salt and set aside.
  2. Roughly to smoothly blend the peppers and onions. Pour into a wide sauce pan. Add pepper soup spices and the Aridan fruit if using and add 3-4 cups of water. Season with bouillon and bring to a boil. Add the fish and check for seasonings.
  3. Bring the pot to a slight boil; then reduce the heat and cover to cook for 15 minutes. Once the fish starts to cook, occassionaly use a ladle to pour the soup over the fish. This enables the juices to get into the fish. Do not stir. after 15 minutes, add the utazi and basil...turn off the heat and enjoy
Recipe by Nigerian Lazy Chef at http://www.nigerianlazychef.com/2017/12/easy-fish-pepper-soup/