African Recipes

How to Prepare EbunuEbunu

2 Mins read

How to Prepare EbunuEbunu

Ebunu Ebunu which literally means green green. The soup is produced using cocoyamleaves  (called kontomire in Akan) or Spinach which gives the green shade of the soup.

 

 

DID YOU KNOW?

Spinach originated from Ancient Persia and was well known through the centuries as a highly nutritious and healthy food

Spinach contains vitamin A which supports good vision.Spinach has vitamins and minerals like vitamin E and magnesium that support your immune system.

Spinach is a vegetarian source of iron, a mineral you need to help red blood cells bring oxygen to different areas of your body.Spinach has calcium, manganese, and vitamin K, which are important for healthy bones.

Spinach is a vegetable that’s nearly all water. Add it to your meals and snacks throughout the day for extra H2O.

 

This soup is normally eaten with fufu, rice or yam or taken alone. Learn How To Prepare Ebunuebunu with ease.

 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

1/2 kg meat or chicken

2 Dried/smoked fish

2 Dried/smoked mackerel

3 pieces of crabs

1 inch root Ginger

3 chili pepper

3 medium fresh tomatoes

2 medium onions

2 clove garlic

2 cups spinach/cocoyam leaves

1 stick Prekese

juice of half lemon

Salt

Maggie or seasoning powder

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO PREPARE EBUNUEBUNU

Under high heat in a saucepan, boil spinach or kontonmire until soft. Drain and set aside

Blend together ginger,garlic, 1 onion and pepper. Set aside

Season your meat or chicken with spices, salt to taste and blended mixture, preferably overnight or 2 hours.

Under medium heat, steam or boil meat. Add fresh tomatoes and remaining onion.

 In a separate saucepan, Boil the snails in the shell. Pry them from the shell.

Sprinkle a generous amount of salt over snail and work it through with your hand for about 2 minutes. Wash under cold water and pour the lemon juice over it.

Add snails and crabs if using to steaming meat. Cover with lid and allow it to boil for 5 minutes.

Blend your cooked spinach or your nkontomire. Pour the blended spinach mix into the soup and add at least 2 cups of water into the soup

Remove the cooked onions and tomatoes from the soup and blend it together. Pour the blended mix back into the soup.

Wash the smoked fish and add to the soup. Add prekese

Allow it to boil until soup thickens. Adjust salt and seasoning. Serve it with any food of choice

 

TRY OTHER AFRICAN RECIPES

HOW TO PREPARE AMPESI

HOW TO PREPARE TUBANI

DELICIOUS GARDEN EGGS STEW

HOW TO PREPARE WEREWERE

 

MAN SHALL NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE,BUT BY EVERY WORD(JESUS) THAT PROCEEDETH OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.kjv

You may also like
African Recipes

Haitian Poulet Aux Noix 

2 Mins read
Haitian Poulet Aux Noix  Poulet aux noix is a Haitian dish featuring chicken and cashews as the main ingredients. The chicken should…
African Recipes

Haitian Beef Patties

2 Mins read
Haitian Beef Patties These Haitian delicacies consist of puff pastry that is shaped into small squares and filled with various types of…
African Recipes

Haitian Pikliz Recipe

1 Mins read
Haitian Pikliz Recipe Pikliz is a Haitian relish consisting of a combination of pickled vegetables such as shredded cabbage, carrots, onions, shallots,…