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fante fante recipe

What is fante fante?

It is a fresh fish sauce consumed in Ghana. It is popular in the Central part of Ghana. Ghanaians love this recipe because of its simplicity.

In this post, I am giving you all you need to know about this recipe and how to get it done.

Fante fante ingredients

These ingredients makes a perfect fante fante

fante fante ingredients
fante fante ingredients
fante fante recipe

Delicious Fante Fante

Fante Fante a fresh fish sauce consumed in Ghana and other West African countries.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 27 minutes
Total Time 52 minutes
Course stew
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 2
Calories 89 kcal


  • Fresh medium sized tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Pepper (kpakposhito)
  • Garlic cloves
  • Salt
  • red snapper or Salted fish (koobi) (optional)
  • Fish powder
  • Salmon or any other fish of preference
  • Shrimp powder
  • Nutmeg optional
  • Palm oil


  • Thoroughly was onion, garlic and ginger
  • Transfer them into a blender and blend together
  • Add salt and maggi cube to the blended mixture and use it to season the fish.
  • Steam the salmon for about 8 minutes.
  • Pour palm oil into a sauce pan and place it over medium heat.
  • Chop some onions and add to the oil.
  • Put salted fish into a bowl of water to remove some of the salt from it.
  • Chop salted fish into sizeable pieces and add to oil.
  • Blend tomatoes and pepper and add mixture to the oil.
  • Stir continuously.
  • Add shrimp powder and nutmeg.
  • Allow the stew to cook for about 5 – 8 minutes.
  • Add the seasoned fish and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Serve with banku, kenkey, ampesi or rice.



Calories: 89kcal
Keyword fante fante
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