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Saturday, May 2, 2015

Senegalese Soupou Kandia Seafood Okra Soup

Soupou Kandia African Seafood Okra Soup

Soupou Kandia Seafood Okra Soup photo by Pat Kight

African recipes by African Gourmet

Soupou Kandia is an African Seafood Okra Soup West African recipe. Families have lived off seafood from the Atlantic Ocean for generations in Senegal. Senegalese fish from pirogues or canoes made from hollowed tree trunks or from the shore with nets and poles.

Prep time: Cook time: Total time:

2 large filets of any flaky white fish
1 pound peeled shrimp 
1 cup crab meat
3 pieces of any smoked fish
8 finely chopped green onions
2 large chopped red tomatoes 
1 large chopped yellow tomato
3 cups chopped okra
2 cups tomato juice
1 hot pepper, chopped
2 whole cloves
Salt and black pepper to taste
8 cups of water

Add all ingredients except shrimp to a large pot mixing ingredients well. Simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp and cook another 15 minutes. Serve with white rice.

Soupou Kandia African Seafood Okra Soup photo by Pat Kight 

Did you know...?
Soupou Kandia literally means okra sauce in the Wolof language of Senegal.

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