Abam Atama Soup


This soup is very unique to people from Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

Ingredients for Atama soup

  • Atama leaf
  • Stock fish
  • Smoked fish
  • Periwinkles
  • Cray fish
  • Water leaf
  • Banga (palm fruits)
  • Pepper
  • Assorted meat
  • Onion
  • Local spices
  • Salt

Cooking Instructions

1Set your put on fire, then pour into the pot your banga stock and allow for 1minute.


2Add your already sliced onion, add your blended pepper and water leaf and allow to boil for 3mins.


3Add your stock fish, add your beef and assorted meats and stir.


4Add your blended cray fish, dry fish, local spices and cover to simmer for another 4minutes.


5Finally, add your Atama leaf and stir properly for it to mix with other ingredients and allow for 2 minutes. Then sit down and your palatable Abak Atama Soup is ready.

This soup can be served with any swallow of choice.


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