Nigerian moms are about the most hardworking female populace in the world. Asides the fact that they are entirely responsible for catering for their homes, they also have to work. This post is dedicated to helping the average busy Nigerian mom who works and at the same time has to cater for her family’s nutritional needs. Below are two Nigerian meals that are super easy, fast and very delicious to pull together for the family’s consumption. You should try them out…

1. JOLLOF SPAGHETTI

 

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Jollof spaghetti is fast and easy to prepare, you can fix a meal of delicious meal of Jollof spaghetti in a few minutes. All you need is dry pepper, Veg Oil, Onions and knorr season cubes & your meal is ready.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 packet of Spaghetti

  • Knorr stew seasoning

  • 1/2 small red onion

  • A teaspoon of dry pepper

  • Leftover stew

  • Meat water

PREPARATION METHOD

  • Place enough water to cook the spaghetti in a pot. Add chopped onions, a teaspoon of dry pepper and the spaghetti

  • Allow the spaghetti to cook until it has softened enough to eat, but not cooked thoroughly.

  • Add the stew, about 3 – 4 tablespoonful with the meat and stir carefully. Lower the heat to allow the spaghetti cook slowly in the stew, and let it cook till the spaghetti has absorbed the stew, and taken on the color of Jollof rice. Serve immediately.

 

 

2. MIXED SEAFOOD/MIXED VEGETABLE SAUCE

 

 

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Get your taste buds excited about this easy to make mixed seafood recipe which includes Crab meat, clams, squid & mussels.

INGREDIENTS

  • A Variety Of Seafood – Mussels

  • Prawns

  • Calamari

  • Crab

  • Firm White Fish (2 Or 3 Varieties)

  • 4 Large Tomatoes

  • 2 Red Bell Peppers – Tatase

  • 3 Chilli Pepper

  • Olive Oil

  • Water

  • 2 Small Red Onions

  • 2 Cloves Of Garlic

  • 1 Green Bell Pepper

  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper

  • Juice Of Half A Lemon

  • Dried Pepper

  • Thyme

  • Chopped Efinrin – Scent Leaf Or Nchawu

  • Chopped Basil

  • Salt

  • Knorr Cubes

PREPARATION METHOD

  • Clean the seafood thoroughly, sprinkle over the lemon juice and set aside

  • Using a blender, blend the tomatoes, red bell peppers, scotch bonnets and 1 red onion to a smooth paste.

  • Empty the contents of the blender into a pot; turn up the heat and boil the pepper mixture for 10 minutes.

  • Chop the other red onion, and finely mince the garlic. Cut the green and yellow bell pepper into julienne strips and set aside. In a deep saucepan or pot, heat up 4 tablespoons of olive oil and sauté the onions and garlic until translucent.

  • Add the reduced pepper and let it fry till it thickens into a rich tomato stock. Now add water, a teaspoon of dried thyme and bring to a boil.

  • Add the rest of the ingredients into the bubbling boiling stock, taste for salt and seasoning cube. Re-adjust for taste if necessary.

  • Add the seafood, lemon juice and all into the boiling pot and lower the heat.

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