800 grams fresh Tilapia cleaned and cut into 4 parts
1 large Bell Pepper
1 teaspoon Chili Pepper (if you do not like spicy please reduce or do add this)
1 medium size Onion, cleaned and chopped
1 cup Cray Fish (Nigerian sun dried shrimps, available in African Stores)
2 tablespoons grinded Pepper Soup Spices ( Nigerian pepper soup spices are sold in African stores)
1 cup Chopped Spinach
1 large Irish Potato or Yam, peeled and diced into 1 inch sizes
2 handful of Fresh Shrimps, washed with water
1 stock cube of preference.
Salt to taste.DIRECTION
Combine bell pepper, onion and cray fish in a blender, add 1 cup of water. Blend until very smooth.
Pour pre boiled water over the cleaned fish, stir and drain the water immediately. This is to firm up the skin, so it does not easily come off while cooking.
Pour blended stuff into a pot, add water as needed or 1 – 2 cups of water.
Add the spices, chili if desired, stock cube, cray fish.
Allow to cook for 20 minutes.
Add fish and potatoes or yam allow to cook for a further 25 minutes
Add the spinach, allow to simmer for 5 minutes. Pepper Soup is better eaten when hot.
Salt to taste. This serve 2 – 4.