Traditional Ghanaian Chicken Light Soup

Traditional Ghanaian Chicken Light Soup


2 pounds of organic hen/chicken

2 scotch bonnet peppers or habaneros (blended)

2 large onions

3 medium sized tomatoes

1 tablespoon of salt

2 tablespoons of EssieSpice Mango Chili Medley

2 tablespoons of EssieSpice Coco-For-Garlic

1 tablespoon tomato puree

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 tablespoon minced ginger

4 cups of water

3 tablespoons of coconut oil



  1. In a large deep pot, add coconut oil and allow to warm up on medium to high heat

  2. Lightly sear the chicken and allow to slightly brown for about 2-3 minutes

  3. Add ground ginger, garlic, EssieSpice Coco-For-Garlic and Mango Chili Medley, Tomato puree and habaneros

  4. Make sure the mixture coats the chicken, add one cup of water and allow to simmer on medium heat

  5. Add the whole onion (peeled) and tomatoes and let the soup continue steaming for an additional 15-18 minutes

  6. Take out the onions and tomato. Blend with the 3 cups of water and strain the mixture back into the sauce leaving the fibre out.

  7. Add the salt and taste and allow the mixture to simmer again for about 30 minutes on medium heat and your Chicken light soup is ready for your soul

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