Recipe: Learn How To Make Afang Soup With Semo

Craving for some Afang Soup? Let me show you how to put one together.


  • Cow leg
  • Ponmo
  • Saki (cow stomach)
  • Stock fish
  • Palm oil
  • Ground fresh pepper
  • Periwinkles
  • Water leaves
  • Crayfish
  • Smoked fish
  • Okazi leaves
  • Seasoning
  • Salt


Here’s a video that teaches you how to make Afang Soup at home:



  1. Wash and slice the water leaves into tiny pieces.
  2. Soak the okazi leaves in hot water for 5minutes, Grind or pound the okazi leaves
  3. Boil cow leg, saki (cow stomach), stock fish and ponmo with seasoning, salt and onion.
  4. Add palm oil and ground fresh pepper to the meat when it is soft enough if the stock in the pot is still plenty reduce to a very small quantity before pouring in the palm oil and pepper.
  5. Add periwinkles (optional).
  6. Add the chopped water leaves and stir, allow water leaves to wilt into the meat stock for like 3minutes.
  7. Add crayfish and smoked fish.
  8. Add the okazi leaves and stir. Lower the heat to prevent the water leaves from over cooking.
  9. If it is looking slightly dry, add a little palm oil to top up and taste for salt and seasoning add little to taste if necessary.


Serve with semo and ENJOY!


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