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Nigerian Recipes

Welcome to my active kitchen, home of delicious Nigerian dishes. Not only would you find over 100 Nigerian recipes here as a large part of my food blog is dedicated to Nigerian foods. They are very easy to replicate in your kitchen too.

Nigeria is blessed with so many delicious foods that are guaranteed to tantalise your taste buds. Are you new to Nigerian food or you are looking to brush up your skills and cook delicious Nigerian foods? You are in the right place? My active kitchen has got you covered.

Also, we do not judge here and that is why I have made my Nigerian food recipes easy to follow. Most importantly, most of these recipes are complete with step by step instructions.

Here you will be spoilt for choices from Nigerian Fried Rice to Egusi soup to Afang Soup to Eba (How to make eba) to Efo riro and not forgetting the almighty Nigerian Jollof rice. Feel free to look around, I am sure you will find something you will love to cook.

Chicken Recipes, Nigerian Recipes

Peppered Smoked Turkey


My love for smoked turkey now has got no bounds, if I tell you I hated smoked turkey when I first had it, would you believe it? I hated it so much that I stopped buying and cooking it. I recently started cooking smoked turkey again after I used the recipe below and I also add it to soups like egusi and efo-riro. 

asun recipe
Nigerian Recipes

Asun (Spicy smoked goat meat recipe)


Asun is peppered smoked goat meat (skin on) that is usually served at barbeque party and it is fast becoming a popular street food in Nigeria too. Asun originated from Ondo state of Nigeria but it is now readily available everywhere in Nigeria. What is not to love about asun.

Nigerian Recipes

My Go To 10 Nigerian Recipes


2015 has been a great year for me and I am eternally thankful to God and all of you my precious beautiful readers. I came across a post from Lindsay of pinch of yum some days back and that gave birth to this post. I have so many recipes on the blog but the truth is I rarely make most of them except on special occasions. 

nigerian chicken pie recipe
Chicken Recipes, Nigerian Recipes

Chicken Pie


I made some yummy mince and aubergine sauce recently and it was like a 2 in 1 recipe. The second recipe not detailed was a meal idea on how to use the left over mince sauce which can be used as a pie filling. Believe me it tasted amazing, well if I do say so myself.  So I made some chicken pie recently and guess what