Egusi Soup: Melon Seed Stew (Served with Rice) Recipe by Tunde Wey | Yummly

Egusi Soup: Melon Seed Stew (Served with Rice)

TUNDE WEY
17Ingredients
65Minutes
650Calories
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Description

Fragments of fermented fish infuse the vegetable sauce with phenomenal flavor. The main ingredient is melon seed flour. Served over plain white rice, this tasty yellow stew is outstanding.

Ingredients

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  • 1 red onion (for sautéing)
  • 1/2 cup palm oil (for sautéing onion)
  • 2 teaspoons smoked shrimp powder (also known as ground African crayfish, for beans)
  • 2 tablespoons whole iru (fermented locust beans)
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/2 habanero chile
  • 1/2 red onion (for purée)
  • 1/2 cup palm oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt (for onions and purée)
  • 1/2 cup stockfish (dried fermented cod, also known as panla by the Yoruba)
  • 2 cups ground egusi seeds (ground melon seeds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (or to taste, for egusi paste)
  • 4 cups baby spinach (loosely packed, can substitute with chard or mustard greens)
  • 2 pinches sugar
  • arugula (for garnish)
  • white rice (cooked, for serving)
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    NutritionView More

    650Calories
    Sodium26% DV630mg
    Fat89% DV58g
    Protein37% DV19g
    Carbs7% DV20g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories650Calories from Fat520
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat58g89%
    Saturated Fat22g110%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol15mg5%
    Sodium630mg26%
    Potassium740mg21%
    Protein19g37%
    Calories from Fat520
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate20g7%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Sugars4g8%
    Vitamin A70%
    Vitamin C110%
    Calcium10%
    Iron30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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