Make The Tastiest Garden Egg Stew With This Yummy Recipe

We don’t think there is a better way to freshly boiled yam than garden egg sauce(Garden is more nutritious than fried egg).

Not too many people eat this delicacy because they think it is stressful to make or they feel it is peculiar to a tribe.

The recipe of garden egg sauce varies across households. For those outside Nigeria, you should find garden eggs in your local ethnic grocery stores.

Garden egg sauce goes well with yam, boiled or fried plantain, boiled rice, boiled potatoes.

See the easiet way to prepare garden egg sauce below.


  • 6-8 large garden eggs (any variety/shape will do)
  • 2 tablespoons Groundnut oil or Palm oil
  • 1/2 of a medium onion (Thinly Sliced)
  • 2 large tatashe (Bell pepper), 2 hot peppers (Rodo) and 1 medium onion – (Rough Blended)
  • Flaked Fish ( I used Mackerel- Boiled and De-boned )
  • 1 Tablespoon blended crayfish
  • Maggi & Salt – To Taste

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  • Boil the garden eggs for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • Peel the garden eggs skin by gently pulling on the thin white coating (cut and remove the seeds in the center if you prefer).
  • Roughly chop up the peeled garden eggs or lightly crush them.
  • Set a pot on medium heat, add in the oil. Wait 2 minutes then add in the onions. fry the onions until translucent
  • Add in all the other ingredients except the fish. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer the sauce for 10 minutes
  • Add the crushed garden eggs and fish into the sauce, combine. Taste and adjust for seasoning. Simmer for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve hot with boiled yam, potato, plantain.

Sisi Yemmie’s Video tutorial makes it easier. Watch below.


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