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Brief About Tilapia Soup

Tilapia soup is a soup that is usually enjoyed when hot and spicy. It is mostly paired with fufu for lunch, but can be taken with a few other foods as well. If you are looking forward to making a tasty and mouth-watering tilapia soup for lunch one day, then join me as we look at how to prepare it below.

 

 

Ingredients for tilapia soup

  • 3 tilapia
  • 3 scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 garden egg
  • 2 tablespoons of ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon of cayenne pepper

 

 

What Tilapia Soup Can Be Served With

Tilapia soup can be served with fufu, boiled yam or plain rice.

 

 

Special Utensils Used

  •  Blender
  •  Sieve or mesh strainer.

 

Steps to prepare tilapia soup

  1.  Wash tilapia and remove fins and scales and cut into smaller pieces as desired.
  2.  Steam the tilapia and spice it with ginger, garlic,  ½ onion, salt and cayenne pepper. Add a little water and let it steam for about ten minutes.
  3.  Get another saucepan and put in your ½ chopped onion, tomatoes, garden egg, tomato paste and scotch bonnet pepper. Add a little salt and a little water and put on fire for about ten minutes.
  4.  Blend the tomatoes, garden egg and pepper and sieve into the saucepan on fire. Add some more water and let it be on fire for a while.
  5.  Now add your steamed tilapia and its broth or stock to the soup and let it simmer for some more time.
  6.  Remove from fire when ready and serve.
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You can add some meat when preparing the tilapia soup if you want.

tilapia soup

TILAPIA SOUP RECIPE

Tilapia soup is a soup that is usually enjoyed when hot and spicy. It ismostly paired with fufu for lunch, but can be taken with a few other foods aswell.
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Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Ghanaian
Calories 120 kcal

Equipment

  • blender
  • Sieve or mesh strainer.

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tilapia
  • 3 scotch bonnet pepper
  • onion (chopped)
  • garlic clove (crushed)
  • tomatoes
  • garden egg
  • ground ginger
  • tomato paste
  • Salt (to taste)
  • cayenne pepper

Instructions
 

  • Wash tilapia and remove fins and scales and cut into smaller pieces asdesired.
  • Steam the tilapia and spice it with ginger, garlic,  ½ onion, salt and cayenne pepper. Add alittle water and let it steam for about ten minutes.
  • Get another saucepan and put in your ½ chopped onion,tomatoes, garden egg, tomato paste and scotch bonnet pepper. Add a little saltand a little water and put on fire for about ten minutes.
  • Blend the tomatoes, garden egg and pepper and sieveinto the saucepan on fire. Add some more water and let it be on fire for awhile.
  • Now add your steamed tilapia and its broth or stock to the soup and letit simmer for some more time.
  • Remove from fire when ready and serve.

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Notes

You can add some meat when preparing the tilapia soup if you want.

Nutrition

Calories: 120kcal
Keyword tilapia, tilapia soup
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