Ekwang ( Ekpang Nkukwo ) By African Bites

Ekwang ( Ekpang Nkukwo ) By African Bites
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Ekwang ( Ekpang Nkukwo ) By African Bites
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time1 hrCook Time1 hrΒ 5 minsTotal Time2 hrsΒ 5 mins

Ekwang is an arduous dish flavor-filled spices unique to Cameroonians. It is cooked simply with African spices and it’s a finger-licking mouthwatering dish that leaves a unique savor on the pallet.

Ekwang also known as ekpang nkukwo is a traditional Nigerian and dish native to the Efiks and Ibibios. It is also widely enjoyed in Cameroon and very popular with the Bakweri tribe in It is made of freshly grated coco yam, then wrapped in leafy greens and slowly simmered with various types of fresh or smoked meat, fish, crayfish, red oil and other spices depending on the cooks preference until cooked to perfection.

Β 4 pounds cocoyam
Β 45 bunch leafy greens cocoyam leaves, collard greens, spinach, romaine lettuce
Β Β½ pound boiled meat beef
Β 12 cups dried fish
Β Β½ cup ground crayfish
Β Β½ medium onion chopped
Β 1 Β½ cups palm oilred oil
Β 1 tbsp bouillon granules / Maggie
Β 1 tbsp ground country onions optional
Β 1 tsp white pepper
Β 1 scotch bonnet pepper or any hot pepper optional
Β 1 tsp bitter leaf optional
Β Salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients

Β 4 pounds cocoyam
Β 45 bunch leafy greens cocoyam leaves, collard greens, spinach, romaine lettuce
Β Β½ pound boiled meat beef
Β 12 cups dried fish
Β Β½ cup ground crayfish
Β Β½ medium onion chopped
Β 1 Β½ cups palm oilred oil
Β 1 tbsp bouillon granules / Maggie
Β 1 tbsp ground country onions optional
Β 1 tsp white pepper
Β 1 scotch bonnet pepper or any hot pepper optional
Β 1 tsp bitter leaf optional
Β Salt and pepper to taste
Ekwang ( Ekpang Nkukwo ) By African Bites

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