Chiken Pepper Soup Nigeria


Welcome to the world of chicken pepper soup! This delicious and spicy dish is a staple of West African cuisine, and is sure to warm your belly and please your taste buds. Made with chicken, vegetables, and a variety of spices, chicken pepper soup is hearty, healthy, and full of flavor. Are you ready to get cooking? Let’s get started!

In this article we will guide you through on how to cook nigerian chiken pepper soup.


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 habanero pepper, chopped (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 quarts water


  1. In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, tomato, bell pepper, and habanero pepper (if using) to the pot and cook until the vegetables are soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken to the pot and cook until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add the cayenne pepper, thyme, parsley, salt, and pepper to the pot and stir to combine.
  5. Pour the water into the pot and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered, until the chicken is cooked through, about 30 minutes.
  7. Remove the chicken from the pot and shred it using two forks. Return the shredded chicken to the pot and stir to combine.
  8. Taste and adjust the seasonings as needed.
  9. Serve the chicken pepper soup with fufu or your favorite grain. Enjoy!

Congratulations, you have successfully cooked chicken pepper soup! I hope you enjoy this delicious, hearty dish. And now, if you have any feedback or questions, I’m all ears! What do you think of the recipe.

Since we’re talking about chicken pepper soup, I thought I’d also share some fun facts about this dish. Did you know that chicken pepper soup is often used as a hangover cure in some parts of West Africa? Or that it is sometimes referred to as “African penicillin” because of its supposed healing properties? Additionally, it is a popular dish during the rainy season in West Africa, as it is believed to keep the body warm and prevent colds.

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