Nigerian Snail Stew

Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Very Healthy
Popular
Health score
66%
Nigerian Snail Stew
45 min.
1
374kcal
77.83%sweetness
79.75%saltiness
100%sourness
33.86%bitterness
22.92%savoriness
46.48%fattiness
100%spiciness

Ingredients

  • teaspoon chili powder 
  • cloves garlic 
  • serving seasoning cubes 
  •  lime 
  •  bell pepper red
  • large onion red
  • tablespoons salt 
  •  scotch bonnet peppers 
  •  scotch bonnet peppers 
  •  snails 
  •  tomatoes 
  •  vegetable oil 

Equipment

  • bowl
  • pot
  • wooden spoon

Directions

  1. In a bowl, wash the snails with lime and salt till all the slime is gone.
  2. Place the snail in a pot with the chili powder, seasoning cubes, chopped garlic, 1/2 of the onion(chopped) and a pinch of salt and bring to boil for about 15-18 minutes.In a separate pot, place the tomatoes, bell pepper, scotch bonnet peppers, crush with a wooden spoon till some of the juices come out and bring to boil till they are all soft on low heat. (This helps to dry up some of the extra water from the tomatoes)In a pot, pour in your oil, cut your onions in rings and fry in the hot oil on medium heat.
  3. Pour in your tomato-pepper mix and allow to fry for about 8-10 minutes on low heat.
  4. Pour in the left-over stock from the snail and allow to cook for 5 more minutes on medium heat.
  5. Add your seasoning cubes and taste for salt.
  6. Add your snails and stir in and allow to stew for 2-4 minutes more on medium heat.
  7. Serve with Rice, Pasta, Plantain, Yams or Potatoes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories374kcal
Protein22.27%
Fat10.1%
Carbs67.63%

Properties

Glycemic Index
249
Glycemic Load
18.19
Inflammation Score
-10
Nutrition Score
48.941304347826%

Flavonoids

Hesperetin
86.43mg
Naringenin
11.02mg
Apigenin
0.01mg
Luteolin
0.75mg
Isorhamnetin
5.51mg
Kaempferol
1.31mg
Myricetin
0.93mg
Quercetin
27.08mg

Taste

Sweetness:
77.83%
Saltiness:
79.75%
Sourness:
100%
Bitterness:
33.86%
Savoriness:
22.92%
Fattiness:
46.48%
Spiciness:
100%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:374.43kcal
18.72%
Fat:4.92g
7.57%
Saturated Fat:0.86g
5.39%
Carbohydrates:74.12g
24.71%
Net Carbohydrates:54.73g
19.9%
Sugar:33.7g
37.44%
Cholesterol:40.54mg
13.51%
Sodium:14106.87mg
613.34%
Protein:24.41g
48.82%
Vitamin C:420.05mg
509.15%
Vitamin A:10386.68IU
207.73%
Vitamin B6:1.68mg
84.09%
Magnesium:328.23mg
82.06%
Fiber:19.4g
77.6%
Potassium:2703.4mg
77.24%
Vitamin E:11.07mg
73.78%
Vitamin K:71.4µg
68%
Manganese:1.31mg
65.61%
Folate:207.91µg
51.98%
Copper:1.03mg
51.43%
Phosphorus:513.8mg
51.38%
Iron:7.81mg
43.37%
Vitamin B3:7.74mg
38.68%
Selenium:25.09µg
35.84%
Vitamin B1:0.49mg
32.35%
Vitamin B2:0.48mg
28.12%
Calcium:206.76mg
20.68%
Zinc:2.95mg
19.67%
Vitamin B5:1.71mg
17.1%
Vitamin B12:0.4µg
6.67%
Source:Afrolems