Spinach Stew



Spinach Stew

Tasty stew prepared with spinach, salted tilapia and smoked mackerel which can be served with a plate of boiled yam
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course soup & stew
Cuisine American
Servings 5 people


  • Frying Pan
  • Rubber spatula
  • Glass Mixing Bowl


  • 300 g Spinach Sliced
  • 1 Salted Tilapia (Koobi)
  • 1 Medium Onion Sliced
  • 4 Medium Tomatoes Chopped
  • 5 Scotch Bonnet Peppers Chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Crayfish Powder
  • 1 Medium Smoked Mackerel
  • ½ Cup Palm Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Salt


  • Heat palm oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add salted tilapia and fry on both sides for 5 minutes, take out and set aside.
  • Reduce the oil half way down, then add sliced onion, stir until translucent, then add chopped tomatoes, scotch bonnet pepper, stir and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add powdered crayfish, smoked mackerel, stir and let simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Add sliced spinach, stir to mix with the sauce, cover and let wilt for 7 minutes.
  • Add and adjust salt to your taste and let simmer.
  • Add back fried salted tilapia, stir and let simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Spinach stew ready to serve. Serve with boiled yam or any side of your choice.


Keyword Spinash, stew

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