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  • Peppered Snail Recipe

    Peppered Snails are a common feature in Nigerian restaurants' menus. They are also often served as Small Chops at parties. Snail meat a.k.a Congo meat as it's popularly known in Nigeria is a popular delicacy most people enjoy. Once cleaned & prepared, it can be added to Soups, Stews or even sauces. Another good way to enjoy this delicacy is by simmering the snails in peppered sauce and eating alone as an appetizer. Peppered snails would definitely get you taste buds watered.

    Cooking Time : 0 hrs 45mins
    Servings : 2
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    • ¼ cup Power Oil Vegetable oil for frying
    • 1 medium sized Red Onion, Sliced in rings
    • ½ Seasoning cube, Crushed"
    • Salt to taste
    • 2 tbsp. Tomapep puree or pepper puree (Use either of the two)
    • 20 Small Snails (Cleaned and washed with Alum Or Lime)
    • Step 1: Wash and place the snails in a medium sized pot. Add ½ tsp. salt with 1 cup of water and steam on medium heat for 10mins. Drain the water and set aside
    • Step 2: In a frying pan, heat the vegetable oil till hot. Add the Red onions and stir-fry for 1 minute.
    • Step 3: Add the “Tomapep” or Pepper puree, Crushed seasoning, Pinch of salt and Stir-fry for 2 mins
    • Step 4: Add the snails and stir to incorporate. Leave to simmer for 5 mins
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