Tag: Seafood recipes

Nigerian Cuisine

New Nigerian Christmas Jollof #3: Seafood Jollof

Inspired by Spanish Paella – also a red rice dish seasoned with saffron. After seeing all the ways in which Jollof and Paella ‘resemble’ themselves. Rice, sauce, bottom pot, much in common!  Jollof Paella Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 150g (about 12 – 14 ) shelled, uncooked king prawns, heads reserved 1 large red onion, diced 3 […]

Nigerian Cuisine, Recipes

Smoky Prawn Jollof

Because….EVERYDAY is Jollof Rice Day. Super established. This was an attempt – a great one too, I might add – at approximating the beauty of seafood flavours in our beloved J Rice. While I deliberated, lobsters and crabs came up briefly but then, I did not want to make a seafood paella and so I remained […]

Nigerian Cuisine, Recipes

Prawn Head Pepper Soup

There are many lessons a girl learns from her mother – how to use prawn heads is arguably one of the best of them. You might scoff and say ‘really’? And I might smile back gently and say ‘Yes, really’. See flavour is not to be underrated, and if like me, you’d rather derive yours naturally, […]

Recipes

Fried Prawn Heads

When I watched Justin serve up fried fish bones, in ‘The Next Food Network Star’, I cringed. ‘Another one of  those recipes’. Someone was bound to write an open letter to the world about how fried fish bones make you a star. Or how instagram makes you the photographer of the year.  Warner is referring […]