Nigerian Suya Recipe - Nigerian Suya on a Charcoal Grill

Nigerian Suya Recipe - Nigerian Suya on a Charcoal Grill

 If you are new to my blog or landed on this page while looking for Nigerian suya recipe, you might also be interested in my previous blog post: How to make Nigerian Suya . It is quite informative and takes you through step by step process on how to marinate your meat and also use your oven's grill to make suya in doors. You should check out the blog post and YouTube video.

On this occasion, I made Nigerian Suya using a charcoal grill. On a sunny Sunday afternoon (by the way, this is not common in Yorkshire) back in April, I was hanging out with a few buddies and we decided to make some suya on a charcoal grill. I must tell you that Suya on a charcoal grill tastes absolutely better. I am guessing you are a Nigerian food recipe lover like me and you are simply looking to get your hands on Nigerian Suya recipe. Look no further - simply click on my previous suya video to see the recipe and you have the choice of oven grill or charcoal grill to bring your suya to life.

Nigerian Suya Recipe
Nigeria Suya Recipe - Nigerian Suya on Charcoal Grill

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How to make Pound Cake

The cake baking territory is one that I have avoided for quite some time, but baking the pound cake opened me to the world of baking. I really enjoyed the process as it is absolutely easy compared with my initial perception. As I normally do, here is my step by step procedure on how to make pound cake.

How to make Pound Cake
how to make pound cake

how to make pound cake

how to make pound cake


240g of cake flour (For best result, use cake flour)
200g of granulated white sugar
4 x large eggs
2 teaspoons of pure Vanilla Extract
4 tablespoons Milk
1/4 teaspoons of salt
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1/2 Teaspoon of grated nutmeg

·         Pre-heat your oven so it is hot enough when the cake mixture goes in
·         Rub some butter inside your baking pan. This will prevent the pound cake from sticking to the walls of the baking pan
·         In a mixing bowl, add flour, grated nutmeg, baking powder and salt then mix with a whisk to aerate the mixture
·         Add butter (make sure it is at room temperature), eggs and sugar and whisk the content until it becomes creamy
·         Pour the pound cake mixture into the baking pan and place in the pre-heated oven for circa 1 hour or until you insert a skewer and it comes out clean
·         To prevent the cake from getting burnt at the top, cover the baking pan with foil paper about 35 to 40 minutes into baking

·         Remove the cake from the oven when it is properly baked, allow the pound cake to cool down for 10 minutes and serve

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How to make Homemade Popsicles

Homemade popsicles are nice and healthy to enjoy especially when the weather is hot. If like me, you are worried about popsicles that are too sugary, worry no more because there is a healthy option. Homemade popsicles can be prepared within few minutes prior to getting them frozen.

Homemade Popsicles

Homemade Popsicles

  • Strawberries
  • Mango

Preparation of homemade popsicles

  • Slice the strawberries in the small bits and do the same with the mangoes (watch video illustration)
  • Blend both fruits separately until smooth and pour them into separate bowls.
  • Lay out your popsicle maker or ice-lolly maker like some call it
  • Pour in either fruit about halfway through each popsicle maker and fill the remaining half with the other fruit
  • Seal tightly with the cover that later works as a handle and place them in the freezer for up to five hours for a good outcome
  • To be able to bite into your homemade popsicle, you can get a bowl of water and place the frozen popsicle in it for up to one minute. A slight pull should bring out the popsicle easily.

There you have it, homemade popsicles in easy steps. Go ahead and make yours :)


How to make Asun (Spicy Goat Meat)

Asun (Spicy Goat Meat) is one of the numerous tongues wagging Nigerian food. In order to achieve a tasty Asun (spicy goat meat), you must use goat meat only. Traditionally in Nigeria, the meat is smoked / grilled with the application of locally made grilled. It’s usually wire gauze sitting on top of a base filled with red hot charcoal.  

How to make Asun

As I live abroad like my many others, weather and location can be a form of hindrance when trying to achieve the traditional set up for making Asun. Having said that, you can still get to prepare a mouth watering Asun (Spicy Goat Meat) by following my steps below.

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How to make Nkwobi - Spicy Cow Foot

Learn how to make Nkwobi (Spicy Cow foot) in easy steps. Nkwobi works well as a starter or as a main meal. Nkwobi can be made within two hour if executed properly :) Grab the recipe and share the outcome of your Nkwobi.

How to make Nkwobi

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How to make Gizdodo – Plantain and Gizzard

Gizdodo is name that people decided to give this tasty side that goes with Jollof-rice, Fried rice and the list goes on. Gizdodo is simply a combination of Gizzard and plantain. Fried plantain is popularly known as “dodo” in Nigeria, so it explains the dodo part of Gizdodo. As the saying goes, there are several ways to skin a cat. What you will find is several variations when it comes to making Gizdodo but I have put together an easy to follow step by step cooking instructions. It’s quite easy to make and will be ready in no time.

Gizdodo – Plantain and Gizzard

  •          Plantain
  •          Gizzard
  •          Onion
  •          Green Chilli Pepper
  •          Scotch Bonnet
  •          Palm Oil
  •          Mixed Herbs
  •          All purpose seasoning
  •          Crushed Chill
  •          Salt

Cooking Instructions
  •          Cut the plantain into small dice shapes and set aside
  •          Clean the gizzard with water, boil will a bit of seasoning for 30 mins
  •          Drain and set the gizzard aside
  •          Fried the plantain until golden brown and set aside
  •          Fry the gizzard for up five minutes on medium heat
  •          Get a reasonably sized pot and set your cooker to medium heat
  •          Add a bit of palm oil and let it heat up for 1 or 2 mins
  •          Add sliced onions, scotch bonnets and green chilli
  •          Add mixed herbs, all purpose seasoning, and crushed chilli
  •          Stir the mixture and leave it on fire for a minute or two
  •          Add fried plantain and Gizzard then stir the mixture with a spoon
  •          Leave it on fire for 2 more minutes and serve with Jollof rice, Fried rice or on its own


Ogbono Soup: How to cook Ogbono Soup

Ogbono Soup is a tasty Nigerian soup made with ground ogbono seeds. It is very easy to prepare within a short space of time. Follow my cooking instructions below on how to cook mouth watering ogbono soup.

How to cook Ogbono Soup

  •          Ground Ogbono seeds
  •          Palm oil
  •          Water / Meat Stock (optional)
  •          Cray fish
  •          Chilli Powder
  •          2 x Knorr Cubes
  •          Salt
  •          Chicken, Gizzard, Dried Fish or anything else you prefer

Cooking Instructions
  •          Set your cooker to low heat as you need the mild heat to melt the palm oil
  •          Put some palm oil (reasonable amount) in your pot and allow it to melt and heat up for one minute
  •          Add ground ogbono and stir rapidly
  •          Keep stirring for up to a minute and start adding water or meat stock (optional)
  •          Keep stirring until the soup starts to draw. Ogbono soup is known to be slimy and starts to draw when mixed properly
  •          If it feels too thick, add a bit of water or meat stock to reduce the thickness
  •           Add ground cray fish, chilli powder, 2 x Knorr cubes and salt to taste
  •          Keep stirring in order to get a good blend
  •          Add your chicken, Gizzard, dried fish or anything else you prefer
  •          Leave it to cook 3 to 5 minutes and turn off the cooker
  •       Serve with Eba, Amala, Pounded Yam or any solid of choice


Nigerian Peppered Snail: How to cook Peppered Snail

Nigerian Peppered Snail is a popular snack or snack enjoyed by so many. This delicious snack can be cooked by following my easy to grasp cooking instructions. In the video, the type of snail is called African giant snail simply because they are quite big.

Nigerian Peppered Snail

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