Pepper soup (also known as "Pepe soup") is a West African soup that is prepared using various meats, habanero or scotch bonnet peppers, onions, garlic and ginger as primary ingredients. It is a spicy soup that has a light, watery texture.
Course Main Course
Keyword african pepper soup, pepe soup
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Total Time 55minutes
4clovesGarlic OR 1 teapoon Garlic powder
3inchesGingerOR 1 teaspoon Ginger powder
1largeOnionpeeled and roughly chopped
1 -2Habanero peppersOR Scotch bonnet
2seedsCameroonian Country Onion
2tbspChives for garnishing
Add onion, garlic, ginger, green onions, parsley, scotch bonnet, and njansa in a blender with a cup of water. Blend till totally smooth.
In a large pot, add the chopped oxtail, water, salt, and seasoning powder.
Bring to a boil over high heat and once it has started boiling, cover the pot, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 30 minutes till the meat is tender.
Add the puree at this point and simmer for another 15 minutes. Adjust salt and thickness of this African pepper soup (by adding more water) to your taste.
Once the oxtail has come to a boil, skim off any scum at the top of the pot.
Add pureed herbs in the last 15 minutes.
Adjust the amount of Habanero peppers to suit your taste buds.
African Pepper Soup - With Ox-Tail https://jayne-rain.com/african-pepper-soup-oxtail/ April 1, 2020