Cookbook:Nigerian Pepper Sauce with Beef and Eggs

Nigerian Pepper Sauce with Beef and Eggs
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This version of Nigerian pepper sauce (obe ata) incorporates beef and eggs for protein. It can be served with many starches, such as plantain, rice, or yam.




  1. Blend the red peppers, habanero peppers, tomatoes, onion, ginger, and garlic to a paste.
  2. Heat the palm oil in a skillet. Stir in the chopped onions, and cook for a few minutes until the onions are softened.
  3. Stir in the ground crayfish, chili flakes, salt, thyme, locust beans, and beef. Cook for a few minutes.
  4. Stir in the pepper paste. Leave to simmer for another 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in the boiled eggs, and leave to simmer for a few more minutes.
  6. Serve with white rice, boiled yam, boiled potatoes and many others.