Ogbono Soup

Ogbono Soup

Ogbono soup is a delicious draw soup enjoyed by many tribes in Nigeria. It is also called Ogbolo and is sometimes complimented with leafy vegetables.


  • 3 cups of Stock
  • 1kg Meat
  • 1 cup Pumpkin leaves or Bitterleaf, nicely chopped
  • 1 cup Ogbono, ground
  • 400g Dried fish
  • 400g Stockfish
  • 200g Kpomo, softened
  • 1 cup Crayfish, ground
  • 2 cups shelled perewinkle
  • 8 Chilli Pepper to taste
  • 2 Seasoning cubes
  • 1 cup Palm oil
  • 1 Onions
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash all the ingredients properly
  • Season and boil the meat to obtain the broth
  • When the meat is almost soft, add the stockfish and kpomo
  • In a different pot, boil your periwinkle in salt water and wash properly
  • Add about 6cups of water when the stockfish, meat and kpomo are soft
  • Bring to a boil
  • Add the ogbono, perewinkle and palm oil and cook for about 5mins
  • Add the chopped pumpkin leaves or bitterleaf, crayfish and seasoning cubes
  • Boil for another 3 mins and add salt to taste

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