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Stack seasoned beef pieces on iron or wooden skewers along with some onion and pepper for flavour and let it cook on the grill. These have a reputation of disappearing very fast because they are delicious and simple
to eat. Give it some Nigerian flair by making it into homemade suya. Just marinate with lots of yaji– suya pepper before grilling!
Burgers and Sandwiches
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What’s better than fresh toasted bread and beef patties? Maybe a juicy chicken sandwich with fresh pickles, tomatoes and olives! Lay freshly cut veggies and condiments out on a table so that your guests can build their way to satisfaction!
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This is not only a warming dish, but it is easy because all you need to do is place your beef, chicken or fish into a hot pot of boiling water along with some traditional pepper soup spices and come back when its tender.
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Is it even a party without Nigeria’s favourite finger food? Small chops are so popular that you can get already made ones at the supermarket and just fry in a few minutes at home. You’ll be lucky if you even get to taste it. That’s how much people love small chops!
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The best thing about fried or grilled butterfly prawns is that they cook for a short time. A little goes a long way with salt, pepper and fresh lemon wedges. They can be served with garlic mayo, tartar or chilli sauce.
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Supermarkets have made it easy to make nice chicken at home. At your local butcher’s or supermarket, you may find that chicken has been cut into parts and marinated in your favourite spice combos. Buy those packs if you’re feeling lazy, or spice up some to your taste before throwing into hot oil. For best taste results, marinate your chicken overnight to give your favourite Asian takeout a run for their money!
Fry up a pack of pre-cut potato chips and dress them up as you like: sprinkle some grated cheese and spicy salsa over it. Put some ranch dressing, guacamole or ketchup. If you are feeling carnivorous, crisp some bacon pieces and scatter over this masterpiece. This is the perfect comfort food to have while you discuss Big Brother Naija Double Wahala with your people.
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First things first, buy some French bread, slice it up in small even pieces and top with salmon, cream cheese and black pepper or be posh and stack some cheese, tomatoes and olives on them. Enjoy!
Planning a house party anytime soon? Have fun in the kitchen while you get ready to feed your hungry guests!