A lot of people are put off by the thought of eating termites, but they really are a delicacy! And, what’s more, they’re a great source of protein and essential nutrients. If you’re looking for a tasty and nutritious soup, then you need to try my formula for a Nigerian soup with termites.
First, you’ll need to gather up your ingredients. For the soup, you’ll need: 1 pound of termites, 1 onion, 2 tomatoes, 1 tablespoon of palm oil, 1 teaspoon of ground crayfish, 1 tablespoon of ground chili pepper, and salt to taste. For the garnish, you’ll need: 1 hard-boiled egg, 1 tablespoon of crayfish powder, and 1 tablespoon of ground chili pepper.
Now, let’s get cooking! Start by frying the onions and tomatoes in the palm oil until they’re soft. Then, add the termites and fry for a few minutes more. Next, add the crayfish, chili pepper, and salt, and stir well.
Now, it’s time to add some water and bring the soup to a boil. Once it’s boiling, turn the heat down and let it simmer for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, your delicious and nutritious Nigerian soup with termites is ready to enjoy!
My formula for a tasty and nutritious Nigerian soup – with termites
1 medium-sized pot of water
2 tablespoons of palm oil
1 large onion, diced
1 teaspoon of salt
1 tablespoon of ground crayfish
2 Maggi cubes
2 tablespoons of ground pepper
1 cup of washed and diced pumpkin leaves
1 cup of washed and diced waterleaf
3/4 cup of termites
1. Boil the water in a pot and add the palm oil, onions, salt, crayfish, and Maggi cubes.
2. Cook until the onions are soft, then add the pepper, pumpkin leaves, and waterleaf.
3. Cook for 5 minutes, then add the termites and cook for another 5 minutes.
4. Serve hot with some boiled white yam or plantain. Enjoy!