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HOW TO COOK EDIKANG IKONG SOUP

The perfect and easiest way to prepare Edikang Ikong soup

Edikang ikong is a local delicacies known to the efik and calabar people of Akwa Ibom and cross Rivers states in Nigerian. But so far, this soup has been explored by other different parts in Nigeria and the testimony that follows is magnificent. Little wonder why the aboriginals of Edikang Ikong has been know to be the best in Nigerian soups.
On a serious note, people, do think it entails lot of money to prepare edikang ikong, but it is not as expensive as we take it. Though, cooking edikang ikong entails using assorted types of meat and seafoods but you cut your coat according to your cloth (like I did) and still not sacrifice the taste of this deliciousness.

INGREDIENTS PREP TIME: 15 minutes COOKTIME: 30 mins SERVE: 5

Beef/offal/ fishs 5 large cuts.
Stockfish 1 medium sized head.
Dry Crayfish half cup (ground).
Ugwu (pumpkin leaves) 2 large bunches (sliced).
Periwinkle (isam) 1 cup (optional).
Water leaves 1 large bunch (sliced).
Fresh pepper 5 large pieces (ground).
Red palm oil 1 cup full.
Seasoning cubes 2 cubes.
Salt to taste

BEFORE COOKING......

1. Clean the meat, tear the stock fish into smaller bits and put them in a bowl.
2. Wash the Ugwu leaves and water leaves separately and put them into separate sieve to drain the water.

PREPARATION

*In a pot, pour in the meat and stock fish. Season with cubes, add little water and set on the stove to cook at medium heat for 15 minutes.
*After this, add the ground pepper,crayfish and palm oil and let it cook for another 8-10 minutes then add the periwinkle and sliced water leaves and stir. cook for 3 minutes and stir again.
*At this time, Add the Ugwu leaves and stir. Cook for another 3 minutes, add salt to taste and off the stove.

Your Edikang Ikong is ready to be served with Eba, Semo or fufu. Of course, by now you should know how I finished the sumptuous soup. Feel free to drop your thoughts and question on this topic. I will do my best to answer any question as fast as possible

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