How To Make Akwa-Ibom Abak Atama Soup


Abak atama soup is a delicious soup popular amongst the Ibibios of Akwa Ibom State in Southern Nigeria. The indegenes of Akwa ibom swear this is the most delicious and expensive soup in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.


600ml Palm Fruit juice
800g of preferred meat – Chicken, Beef orGoatmeat
1 cup Atama leaves, pounded
1 Onion bulb, finely blended
Pepper to taste
1/2 cup of crayfish, ground
2 seasoning cubes
2 cups Perewinkle
Salt to taste
300g softened stockfish
300g smoked dryfish
300g Kpomo (optional)
1/4 Uyayak

Season the meat and boil until it is soft with about 2 cups of stock
Add the palm fruit juice to the meat and stock
Cook for about 20mins or until it starts to thicken
Add the periwinkle, pepper, crayfish, onions and seasoning cubes
Cook for another 10mins
Add the atama leaves and the uyayak
Add salt to taste
Serve with your desired swallow

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