You are here

Groundnut Soup

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Mon, 2016-08-22 10:28


4 Servings
SourceThe Gyetiase Cook Book
Prep time
Cooking time
Total time


Serve with fu fu.


2 tablespoons
oil (preferably palm oil)
1 kilogram
fish (filleted smoked or salted)
onions (large, finely chopped)
200 grams
ground nuts (crushed, or peanut butter)
400 grams
tomatoes (tinned or 4 large ripe tomatoes, skinned and chopped)
2 tablespoons
tomato puree
red chillis (1 - 2 to taste)
2 cloves
salt and pepper
chicken stock cube (Maggi cube)


How to make Groundnut Soup?

In a large saucepan, heat the oil and fry the onions and fish. Add the garlic and salt and sweat the mixture for 5 minutes. Remove the fish to a plate. Add the tomatoes and the tomato puree and bring to the boil. Put the ground nuts or peanut butter into a big bowl with 500 ml boiling water, blend to a paste and add to the fish mixture with the chillis. Simmer slowly until oil appears on the surface of the soup. Add the cooked fish and serve with rice balls or fu fu.

Search For African Grocery Online. Click Buy Now OR Search